Brimbank,
26
July
2018
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06:20
Australia/Melbourne

Brimbank's Hidden Gems: Discover great resources at Brimbank Libraries

Summary

You can learn something new every day at one of Brimbank’s five libraries. Did you know our libraries offer a lot more resources than books? Our online services are gaining popularity and complement the wide range of resources available to community members. These days we have more than 75,000 visits to our online library each month.

Jump online to discover what’s available.

If you want to learn new skills, get more out of your day, become a leader, sharpen your presentation skills, or start up a small business, log on to Lynda. This free online service offers thousands of instructional videos taught by industry experts to let you achieve your personal and professional goals at your own pace.

RbDigital provides access to over 150 Australian and international magazine titles and includes popular titles like Australian Woman’s Day and The Economist, as well as special interest publications like Camera, Mindful and Popular Science Australia.

Pressreader offers an extensive range of Australian and international newspapers updated daily and available in English and other languages.

You can login to these and many other online resources at no charge with your Brimbank Library card at brimbanklibraries.vic.gov.au (otherwise charges may apply).

Brimbank has five libraries located in Deer Park, Keilor, St Albans, Sunshine and Sydenham. The libraries play an important role in encouraging lifelong learning and providing programs and services for all residents. These include conversation clubs, study facilities, Internet access and a borrowing collection of over 960,000 items, with 25 per cent of the collection on loan to the community at any given time. Library resources are available in 19 community languages and more than 3,000 programs are held annually. Online services delivered through the library’s website include databases, e-books and newspapers in over 60 languages.

Library membership is open to everyone at no charge. Find out how to join and borrow.