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Online Databases

Access a world of information through a range of FREE online databases.

How to login

To login to one of the below databases you will need your library card number and pin.

Please note: The only letter in your library card is the letter X at the beginning of the number, all other characteristics are numerals.

Online databases

LOTE Online for KidsLOTE4 Kids

LOTE Online for Kids is an online database of digital picture books in languages other than English.

Enjoy books and learn language through the magic of storytelling.
Read each LOTE title translated and narrated in English to help with reading and literacy development.

  • Over 50% growth in the picture book collection, from 1700 titles to over 2650+ titles!
  • Over 25% more languages to 64+ languages, including 4 sign-language translations such as Auslan and ASL 
  • Read-along highlights for all English books and 30% of the LOTE titles 
  • An initial selection of bilingual picture books for over 30+ languages
  • Downloadable PDF activities for home and library storytime use, and also interactive online activities

Login using your library card barcode number. Select a language, and enjoy a story!

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Thousands of video training courses for animation music, business, design, IT, photography and more!

To login you will need your library card and pin number.


You can install the LinkedIn Learning app (AppleAndroid).

When you open the app for the first time, you will be prompted for library ID. Please type: sapln

You will then be prompted to sign in with your "X0" or "D0" barcode number and PIN. 


pl_familyHistoryBtnAncestry Library Edition Library Edition provides access to an extensive range of genealogical resources from the United States and United Kingdom, including census, church, court, and immigration records. It also provides limited Australian coverage.

Important: To access Library Edition you will need to visit your local library as access is only available using a library computer.

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IELTS is the International English Language Testing System, the world's proven English language test. IELTS was one of the pioneers of four skills English language testing over 21 years ago, and continues to set the standard for English language testing today.

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.

You can use Road to IELTS in the library, or at home.

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A database of South Australian health and community services. It includes information about government, non-government, community based and some private sector organisations that provide services for the South Australian community in the areas of health, welfare, housing, education, information, legal services and recreation.

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The Dogs and Cats Online system is a one-stop online service for all registration payments, microchipping and breeder information. Dogs and Cats Online has replaced the 68 individual council dog and cat registers and serves as a single online database that is accessible 24/7, including on mobile devices.