Online Programs and eLibrary Resources

Murrindindi Library Services offer you a variety of ways to stay engaged with your local Library online.

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How to access Library Resources 

How to- BorrowBox app for Android devices

How to- Lynda e-learning

How to- Storybox

How to- Tumblebooks

eResources - Apps

Turn your device into a bookshelf

Interactive books and games for children

eMagazines

PC Reservation

Reserve a computer for use in the library here.

Genealogy and Local History

Your library subscribes to the following databases accessible through the public computers at each branch. Come in and give them a try. Click here for your local branch.

Ancestry.com 

Murrindindi Library Service is pleased to offer free access to ancestry.com.au at the Alexandra, Kinglake and Yea Libraries. A link will not work other than on Library computers.

Births, Deaths and Marriages 

Alexandra Library holds a collection of birth, death and marriage indexes for Victoria, South Australia and New South Wales.

Trove

When researching anything to do with the history of your family, Trove’s newspaper archives are a good place to start.  Murrindindi Library staff can assist you with finding the following historical newspapers relevant to early settlements within the Shire of Murrindindi:

  • Alexandra and Yea Standard (1877 - 1949)
  • Yea Chronicle (1891 - 1920)
  • Healesville Guardian (1893 - 1954)

Click the following link to go to the website: http://trove.nla.gov.au/

New Technologies

As a part of our ongoing commitment to provide free public access to all aspects of learning, knowledge, information and just plain fun, we are pleased to be able to offer new technologies for working and playing.

We have a set of iPads available for in-house use in all our libraries, and an Amazon Kindle is also available for you to test-drive.

If you would like a guided tour of these devices please contact your local branch to make an appointment. Click here for your local branch

The Kindle is stored at the Alexandra Library, so if you would like to access it in another branch please contact Alexandra Library HQ on (03) 5772 0351 and we will arrange delivery to your local branch. 

Local Library Content

We've also compiled some of our favourite content below from Library Hour, book and film reviews, interviews and our 'Activities for Young People' Program.