For Kids

Fun for FREE.

Have your library card number handy to login. Not a library member? Click here to join online.
For more information or assistance getting started please contact your local library by telephone or email library@mildura.vic.gov.au

 

LOTE4Kids - online stories in English and other languages

LOTE4Kids is our new online database of over 2,000 digital books in World Languages, that allows kids to enjoy the magic of books in LOTE (Languages Other Than English). Most books also come with English translations to help kids learn languages. 

  1. Click here to access the webpage
  2. Search by typing Mildura in the find your library to login field, select Mildura Rural City Council. 
  3. Then type in your library card number and click submit
  4. Now select a flag for stories in that language.

 

 

Creativebug - art and craft classes

Enjoy unlimited access to 175 online art and craft classes for kids. Watch the classes 24/7 on any device and because they never expire, you can start and stop projects at your own pace.

  1. Go to the Creativebug website and login with your library card number and PIN
  2. Create an account using an email address and password
  3. If you don’t have library membership, you can join online or visit a library.

Download the App

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Busy Things - learning activities

Busy Things

Amazing, colourful and quirky. Suits all kinds of learners between the ages of three and 11, addressing literacy, numeracy and creativity. Children of all abilities can play games and use creative tools.

Website access:

  1. Go to Busy Things page
  2. Type in your library card number
  3. Click the Login button to enter the site

 

 

StoryBox Library - online stories

You and your family have FREE access to almost 300 stories online via StoryBox Library. Have your library card number and PIN handy to login. Story Box Library is an educational website, created for children to view stories by local authors and illustrators, being read aloud by fantastic, predominantly Australian and New Zealand storytellers. Access can be by either the website or an app.

Website:

  1. Go to StoryBox Library page
  2. Click the Login button at top right
  3. Click the library login button
  4. Select Mildura Rural City Council Libraries from the drop down menu
  5. Enter your library card number and PIN
  6. Click the Login button

App:

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  2. Tap Get started
  3. Tap the Log in with Library access button
  4. Select Mildura Rural City Council Libraries in the list
  5. Enter your library card number and PIN
  6. Tap Login

StoryBox Library Help and FAQs

 

Kanopy Kids - online movies & educational content

Kanopy Kids

Kanopy Kids offers a diverse selection of educational and entertaining content, including movies, TV series, animated storybooks, live action features, and animated favourites. You can view everything in the Kanopy Kids section, as many times as you like.

You can access Kanopy Kids on computer, TV, or mobile device. See a list of supported mobile and TV apps.

Kanopy Kids FAQs

Animalia - The Graeme Base Collection

Animalia - The Graeme Base Collection

Animalia is an exciting and engaging interactive computer based literacy resource and now comes with the addition of The Graeme Base Collection, which features the beloved titles.  Use the apps below and sign in with your library card number.

Windows Setup

Apple App Store

Google Play

Mac Installer

 

Beanstack - keep track of all the books you read

Beanstack

Access to the Beanstack site which was used in the last state wide summer reading challenge for children has been continued. 

Keep track of your reading by creating a Beanstack account and start reading. Unlock badges as you complete activities and reading milestones.

Geronimo Stilton World - book character

Geronimo Stilton World

Plenty of fun activities on offer - play games, draw, read chapters

ABC Kids

ABC Kids

The ABC Kids website is designed for preschool and younger school-aged children.  It provides a gateway to online content relating to the ABC Kids TV channel. There are games to play and shows to watch.

 

Mo Willems - author site

Mo Willems

Mo Willems author site – includes games and meet the characters activities

 

Maisy Fun Club - book character

Maisy Fun Club

A site from the popular book character. Enjoy games, watch videos, read online books and access information for teachers and parents.