Digital Library

The Mount Isa City Library provides a wealth of digital resources to members, from e-books, graphic novels, magazines, movies, story books to LOTE resources.

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Adult section

cloudLibrary NewsStand


Examples of magazine titles available at cloudLibrary NewsStand

cloudlibrary newsstand

More than 7000 magazine and newspaper titles in more than 60 languages are now available for free at your fingertips online with cloudLibrary NewsStand! To log in:

  1. Click on "Login" in the top right-hand corner, or click on a magazine thumbnail then click on "Login to Read"
  2. Enter your email address and password and click "Login"

If you don't have an account, create one by clicking on "Not Registered? Create an Account". After entering your name, email address, and password, in the drop-down list, select "Australia", then select "Mount Isa City Library"

Enter your Mount Isa City Library ID (barcode number) and PIN.

Visit cloudLibrary NewsStand

cloudLibrary Language collectionLOTE

A collection of ebooks and audiobooks in Languages Other Than English (LOTE)

To log in:

1. Enter your Mount Isa City Library Membership Number barcode number) and PIN is your date of birth (e.g., 01011998)

Visit cloudLibrary Language collection

The North West Star NWS

The library has subscribed to The North West Star as a digital resource.  Patrons can access it with our computers or the library’s public WiFi with unlimited access.  Unlike other digital resources, NW Star’s subscription is IP based, which means people can only access it at the library, but 1) not at home or 2) access it at the library with their own data.

Visit The North West Star

ComicsPlus Full LibraryManga comics

With ComicsPlus, you have instant and unlimited access to thousands of comics, and manga graphic novels from more than 100 publishers.

To log in:


  1. Click on one of the above links
  2. Type in your Mount Isa City Library Membership Number
  3. In the second field, type in your 8-digit Library PIN (your full date of birth - e.g., the PIN for March 15 2002 is 15032002)
  4. Click Log In

Visit ComicsPlus Full Library

Visit ComicsPlus Children's Library


Welcome to Beamafilm, a streaming channel for hundreds of documentaries and independent feature films, free with your library membership. Click on the link below, create a Beamafilm account, and log in with your library card.

Visit Beamafilm

Ancestry Library Editionancestry

Ancestry Library edition provides extensive access to records and information for family history and genealogy research.

  • Search census and vital records, immigration and military records, family histories, historical maps and more.
  • Access is onsite at Mount Isa City Library only

Visit Ancestry

Basic hints and tips on using Ancestry by the State Library of Queensland.

Gale Interactive: Sciencegale interactive

More than just facts and figures, here you can manipulate 3D interactive models to visualize and understand biology, chemistry, earth and space science concepts. Gale Interactive: Science provides a comprehensive view of the most-studied science subjects.

Password: library


Visit Gale Interactive: Science

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Kids' section

Story Box Library Storybox logo


Story Box Library is a subscription-based, educational website, created for Australian children to view stories by Australian authors and illustrators, being read aloud by fantastic storytellers. It was born out of a need for Australian children to experience and make a personal connection with Australian stories and voices.

To use this interactive resource, click on the link and

  1. Click Log In (located at Top-Right hand corner of the screen)
  2. From the drop down menu (in the Log-in Box) select Public Library & Tertiary Log In
  3. Scroll down and type in your Mount Isa City Library Membership Barcode Number
  4. Click Log In

Visit Story Box

StoryBox app is available to download onto Apple and Android devices.

ComicsPlus Children's Librarycomicsplus children

ComicsPlus Children's Library is suitable for ages 5-14, it has easy readers and picture books to regular comic books, manga, and comic strips.


To log in:


  1. Click on one of the above links
  2. Type in your Mount Isa City Library Membership Number
  3. In the second field, type in your 8-digit Library PIN (your full date of birth - e.g., the PIN for March 15 2002 is 15032002)
  4. Click Log In

Visit ComicsPlus Children's Library


LOTE Online for KidsLOTE

LOTE Online for Kids is our new online database of digital books in World Languages, that allows kids to enjoy the magic of books in LOTE (Languages Other Than English). Each book also comes with English translations to help kids learn languages.

To log in:

  1. Type in your Mount Isa City Library Membership Number

Visit LOTE Online