We have hundreds of titles available in ebooks and audiobooks - and all it takes is a few simple clicks to start your digital library journey.

Just use these simple (and free!) apps and get started today!

Libraries Victoria

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The Libraries Victoria app is a handy way to keep your library account up to date, access library resources and find out about upcoming events.

Download Libraries Victoria for Android

Download Libraries Victoria for iOS 

Log in with your Hobsons Bay Libraries membership details and use it to: 

  • Keep a digital copy of your Hobsons Bay Libraries membership card.
  • Keep track of your current loans and renew your items.
  • Search our catalogue.
  • Place holds and check their status.
  • Checkout your items contact free from your mobile device.
  • Request new items not yet held by Hobsons Bay Libraries.
  • Book a PC and submit Web Print jobs.
  • Pay your fines and charges.
  • Link your family's accounts and store multiple Hobsons Bay Library cards in one convenient location.
  • Scan the ISBN barcodes of books you find in stores or other libraries to see if we hold the item in Hobsons Bay.


The BorrowBox app is a popular and easy way to browse, borrow and read or listen to eBooks and eAudiobooks with a focus on Australian and children's content.

Download BorrowBox for Android

Download BorrowBox for iOs

Download BorrowBox for Kindle Fire 


cloudLibrary offers access to thousands of eBook and eAudio titles with its free easy-to-use app.

Download cloudLibrary for Android

Download cloudLibrary for iOs

Download cloudLibrary for Kindle Fire  


The PressReader app brings the world's newspapers and magazines to your mobile device. 

Access 5,000 newspapers and magazines, from over 100 countries and in 60 languages.

Download PressReader for Android

Download PressReader for iOS

Download PressReader for Microsoft

Good Reading

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Good Reading is a monthly magazine for book lovers, featuring reviews, author interviews, news and podcasts.

Good Reading YA


Good Reading for Young Adults! Featuring book reviews and news about your favourite authors.

Access Good Reading for Young Adults

Mango Languages

Mango Languages

Mango is an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like English, Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian, Pirate, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian and more.

Download Mango Languages for Android

Download Mango Languages for iOS


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With ComicsPlus, you can access over 20,000 digital comics, graphic novels, and manga featuring hugely popular titles for children, teens and adults.

Download ComicsPlus for Android

Download ComicsPlus for iOS

ComicsPlus for Kids


With ComicsPlus for Kids, you can access over 20,000 digital comics, graphic novels, and manga featuring hugely popular titles for children.


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Watch Beamafilm on your favourite screen.

Stream thousands of movies, docs and series straight from your TV, computer or device.

All free with a valid Hobsons Bay library card.

Access Beamafilm

Download Beamafilm for Android

Download Beamafilm for iOs



Explore a world of cinema through Kanopy.

Kanopy is a streaming service providing thousands of thoughtful films and documentaries.

Enjoy extra entertainment from the comfort of your home and own device and all for free!

This service is available with a valid Hobsons Bay Libraries card.

Access Kanopy

Download Kanopy for Android

Download Kanopy for iOs

Story Box Library

Story Box Library features engaging online stories aimed at Australian primary school-aged children read by authors, actors and other well-known identities.

Access Story Box Library

Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre Plus

Full-text newspaper, magazine and encyclopedia articles focusing on Australian issues.  Includes access to Choice magazine.

Access Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre Plus