Burnside Online Resources

The Burnside Library provides access to a large range of online databases including newspapers, magazines, ebooks and audio books. Many of these databases have dedicated apps which can be downloaded via your device's respective app store.


Story Box Library

 Imagine the best stories being read aloud to you by our favourite storytellers – well that's Story Box Library!

Story Box Library

 *Only available to Burnside Library patrons



Get access to a range of new and classic eBooks, eAudiobooks & eMagazines from Bolinda!

BorrowBox Catalogue



Libby by Overdrive gives you access to over 33,000 ebooks, eAudiobooks & eMagazines.

Overdrive Catalogue

*Please note that this service will not work with Kindle devices.


SA Libraries One Card Network app

Access Libraries of South Australia from your mobile device.

Manage your account, search the catalogue, renew and reserve books.

Libraries SA App

*Added feature - your phone can now be your library card. 



 Access thousands of digital magazines and newspapers from around the world!

 Press Reader

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Linked In Learning

You now have access to Linked In Learning (formerly lynda.com) with your library card. Linked In Learning is an online education company offering thousands of video courses in software, creative and business skills.

Linked In Learning


Transparent Languages

Transparent Language gives you self-guided language courses for approximately 100 different languages. These can be accessed for free using your library card.

Transparent Languages


Road to IELTS

Road to IELTS is a self-study IELTS preparation course produced by the British Council to help candidates prepare for the IELTS exam.
It provides access to free online self-study materials to support IELTS General Training and IELTS Academic test preparations.

IELTS General Training 

IELTS Academic