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Children's eResources

Merri-bek Libraries offers a range of online activities for children. These include games, picture books, eBooks and eAudiobooks, puzzles and information resources.

To access children's eResources, you will need your library card number. This is the number printed on your Merri-bek Libraries member card without the A and B, for example, 2000301xxxxxxx. Unless you have changed it, your password is your date of birth in 8-digit format (ddmmyyyy).

Storybox Library

Listen to your favourite stories read by the best storytellers on StoryBox Library. Watch videos of Justine Clarke, Nick Cave, Missy Higgins, Peter Hitchener, Andy Griffiths, Sally Rippin and many more making great Australian books come alive.

Britannica Library Edition

Encyclopedia Britannica is a trusted information resource, 3 levels of information for children, teens and adults, which can be accessed at the library or at home.

Busy Things

Play and learn with Busy Things! With activities in the areas of literacy, numeracy, creative development and general knowledge, learning has never been so much fun! Suitable for ages 3-11.


Read and listen to children’s eBooks. Learn a language through storytelling on the LOTE4Kids website. With over 65 languages from all over the world, each book is provided with an English translation to help develop multilingual listening and reading skills. You can also enjoy LOTE4Kids through their app on the Google Play Store website or the Apple App Store website.


YABBA Young Australian Best Book Awards, voted for by the children of Australia. Find out which books won this year.