Digital Library - 24/7
Whatever your age or interest, our library staff can always help you to find something new. A wide range of materials are offered for your reading, watching and listening pleasure, including those in specialist areas.
The following links provide access to digital resources including audio books, eBooks, magazines, documentaries and music:
|Libby||E-Audiobooks, e-books and over a 3000 e-magazines, for you to download.|
|BorrowBox||Download E-Books and E-Audiobooks for FREE, Borrowbox also has access to exclusive Australian content|
|Freegal||Access the full library of Sony Music content and download 5 songs for FREE and keep every week.|
|Beamafilm||Stream as many independent films and documentaries as you like.|
The best place to watch celebrated stories read aloud by your favourite storytellers.
|indyreads||indyreads provides access to a statewide collection of independent Australian and international titles, classic literature and modern award-winning titles in eBook and eAudio format.|
|NewsBank||NewsBank is a comprehensive news collection site. Featuring over 6,500 titles from around Australia including The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Singleton Argus, The Daily Telegraph & The Australian.|
The following links provide access to online databases providing information to help guide your reading interests:
|Ancestry.com||Access the full ancestry site for FREE when on Library Computers or WI-FI|
| Gale Books and Authors||Answer the age-old question, 'What do I read next?' Search and match reading interests to books, authors, genres, or topics.|
|Gale Business: Entrepreneurship||Learn how to start, finance, or manage your small business. Includes sample business plans, how to guides, articles, and more.|
|Gale Business: Plan Builder||Grow, plan, and optimize a business/nonprofit. Utilize development tools and a step-by-step process to build a business plan.|
|Gale Health and Wellness||Access full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia, and much more. This comprehensive consumer health resource provides authoritative information on the full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative medical practices for researchers of all levels.|
|Gale in Context: Biography||Discover the world's most influential people by searching narrative biographies, news, magazine, and multimedia content.|
|Gale in Context: Environmental Studies||Understand environmental issues that affect people globally through topic overviews, journals, news, and multimedia content.|
|Gale in Context: Global Issues||Analyse important global issues and events through topic overviews, international viewpoints, news, and multimedia content.|
|Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints||Find overviews, news, and opinions on hundreds of today's important social issues.|
|Gale in Context: Science||Understand context for hundreds of science topics through overviews, journals, news, interactive experiments, and more.|
|Gale in Context: World History||Uncover information on hundreds of the most significant people, events, and topics in world history from a variety of sources.|
|Gale Interactive: Science||Manipulate 3D interactive models to visualize and understand concepts in biology, chemistry, earth, and space science.|
|Gale Literature Resource Centre||Find up-to-date biographies, overviews, full-text criticisms, audio interviews, and reviews on writers from all eras.|
|Gale OneFile: News||Access major newspapers online to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, or other fields. Includes Australian News Limited and Fairfax newspapers.|
|National Geographic Virtual Library||Browse this cross-searchable platform for research insight from journalism's most trusted name in exploration and discovery.|
|National Geographic Kids||Explore amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space|
|State Library of NSW eResources||Your Singleton Library card gives you access to the State Library of NSW online resources, including local and international newspapers, full-text journals, magazines, online databases, eBooks and eAudiobooks.|
We encourage the community to make suggestions for the stock in our collection, if there is something you would like that we don’t have please suggest it here.
RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT PLAN
The Resource Development Plan serves as a guide for the selection and retention of materials for the library’s collection. We acknowledge the important role of the community in resource development by inviting suggestions for purchase, monitoring requests and evaluating the collections on an ongoing basis.