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:

WebsiteDescription
LibbyE-Audiobooks, e-books and over a 3000 e-magazines, for you to download.  
BorrowBoxDownload E-Books and E-Audiobooks for FREE, Borrowbox also has access to exclusive Australian content
FreegalAccess the full library of Sony Music content and download 5 songs for FREE and keep every week.
BeamafilmStream as many independent films and documentaries as you like.
Storybox Library

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.
NewsBankNewsBank 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.


ONLINE DATABASES

The following links provide access to online databases providing information to help guide your reading interests:

ResourceDescription
Ancestry.com
Access the full ancestry site for FREE when on Library Computers or WI-FI
Books and Authors 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 BusinessGale Business: EntrepreneurshipLearn how to start, finance, or manage your small business. Includes sample business plans, how to guides, articles, and more.
Gale Plan BuilderGale Business: Plan BuilderGrow, plan, and optimize a business/nonprofit. Utilize development tools and a step-by-step process to build a business plan.
Gale HealthGale Health and WellnessAccess 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 BiographyGale in Context: BiographyDiscover the world's most influential people by searching narrative biographies, news, magazine, and multimedia content.
Gale EnvironmentalGale in Context: Environmental StudiesUnderstand environmental issues that affect people globally through topic overviews, journals, news, and multimedia content.
Gale Global IssuesGale in Context: Global IssuesAnalyse important global issues and events through topic overviews, international viewpoints, news, and multimedia content.
Gale OpposingGale in Context: Opposing ViewpointsFind overviews, news, and opinions on hundreds of today's important social issues.
Gale ScienceGale in Context: ScienceUnderstand context for hundreds of science topics through overviews, journals, news, interactive experiments, and more.
Gale World HistoryGale in Context: World HistoryUncover information on hundreds of the most significant people, events, and topics in world history from a variety of sources.
Gale Interactive ScienceGale Interactive: ScienceManipulate 3D interactive models to visualize and understand concepts in biology, chemistry, earth, and space science.
Gale LiteratureGale Literature Resource CentreFind up-to-date biographies, overviews, full-text criticisms, audio interviews, and reviews on writers from all eras.
Gale NewsGale OneFile: NewsAccess major newspapers online to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, or other fields. Includes Australian News Limited and Fairfax newspapers.
National GeoNational Geographic Virtual LibraryBrowse this cross-searchable platform for research insight from journalism's most trusted name in exploration and discovery.
National Geo KidsNational Geographic KidsExplore amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space
State Library of NSW eResourcesYour 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.


STOCK SUGGESTIONS

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.