Online Services

City of Vincent Library Catalogue

Search the Library Catalogue, Renew items on loan and Login to your Account.



Local History Image Library 

Search the City of Vincent Local History Image Collection anywhere, anytime

This fascinating collection of photos can be browsed by topic, decade, suburb or keyword.


City of Vincent eLibrary

Download eBooks and eAudiobooks anywhere, anytime using the City of Vincent eLibrary.

Simply browse the collection, check out with your library card and download to your computer or mobile device.


Western Australia Public Libraries Digital Media Collection

Download eBooks and eAudiobooks anywhere, anytime using the Western Australia Public Libraries Digital Media Collection.

Simply browse the collection, check out with your library card and download to your computer or mobile device.


Overdrive eReading Room for Kids

Overdrive eReading Room just for kids provides a safe and easy browsing experience for children. The eReading Room just shows children's content, which gets kids to the titles they want faster. Kids can browse, sample, place holds and borrow eBooks appropriate for their age range and reading level.


Bolinda BorrowBox

Borrow, download and enjoy. BorrowBox is home to the greatest Australian and international authors of the world's best eBooks and eAudiobooks



Zinio eMagazines

Use your Library card to access and download free eMagazines using Zinio for Libraries.

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Free Databases:

The following databases are licensed under a state-wide agreement and are available for use from home using your library card. Click on the logos/titles to access the sites.

Australia/NZ Reference Centre

Full text content from Australasian and International magazines, newspapers, news wires, reference books and company information as well as biographies and a fully searchable image collection.


Collection of evidence-based medicine databases, including the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.



A fiction database that provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations as well as Author Read-alikes, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks and Feature Articles.

Gale's Popular Magazines

Gale's Popular Magazine Collection has full text content with a focus on current events, sports, science and health from thousands of popular magazines.


Gale's Popular Magazines Plus

Gale's Popular Magazines Plus has a strong focus on current events, sports, science and health. Access full text News Limited News including The Australian and other Australian titles such as Australian Women's Weekly, Australian Geographic, Australian Gourmet Traveler, Inside Cricket and Inside Rugby.


The following databases are created especially for children


Britannica Library

An excellent resource for students, parents and teachers. Britannica Library can be searched according to the users' particular age group ensuring results are suitable for all stages of learning.


An online resource for the early years that includes 115+ fun learning activities that help children learn important skills in the key learning areas of creative development, problem solving, reasoning, numeracy, communication, language and literacy and knowledge and understanding of the world. 


Literacy Planet

A high-quality play-based literacy resource with more than 10,000 activities online for children of all ages and abilities. Children and parents can select from activities focusing on pre-reading skills, phonics, reading, spelling, vocabulary, grammar and comprehension in a fun, exciting and safe online environment.


Story Box Library

A place where the wonderful world of Australian Children's Literature is on permanent exhibit in Story Box Library in a beautiful online 'reading room'. Story Box Library connects children with literature through the complementary medium of film, providing our audience with a vibrant, interactive experience via a diverse range of storytellers, each sharing past and present book titles.


Introduce young children to the joys of reading with this delightful collection of animated, talking picture books.



Other useful links and databases

Children and parents


Free eBook Websites:

Inspiration on what to read next

Online computer training

Online language learning

Other libraries

  • Activ Library : A major library for disability related information in Western Australia.
  • State Library of Western Australia
  • Visability Library : Formerly the Association for the Blind of Western Australia. If you need information in a print-alternative format, this library service can make materials and resources accessible to you.

Research and study