There are various apps available to access all the e-resources available via SLWA (State Library of western Australia).


BorrowBox is an award winning Australian App that enables Public Library and State Library members to browse and borrow bestselling eAudiobooks and eBooks on their Apple or Android device for limited periods through digital loans. BorrowBox is a FREE download solution. Once you are signed in you can borrow or reserve up to 4 eAudiobooks and 4 eBooks for a 2 week loan period.


User name is your library card number found on the back of your card, and the PIN is the last 4 digits of your card number e.g. 123D

The Libby App by Overdrive

Built by Overdrive, the Libby App is suitable for all ages. It allows you to read across devices, access books offline, listen to audiobooks via a bluetooth connection, and read on your Kindle. eBooks are purchased for the W.A. Public Libraries Digital Media Collection (WAPLDMC) and made available to public library members.


User name is your library card number found on the back of your card, and the PIN is Bindoon's postcode - 6502


Kanopy is a video Streaming platform for public libraries delivering one of the largest collections of indie films, classic cinema, festival and educational documentaries, and movies online or through an app. The services enable Public Library and State Library members to browse and view over 30,000 + films and documentaries from top suppliers, including the BBC, Criterion Collection, Ronin Films, Madman Entertainment. Once selected, each film may be viewed, paused, finished and re-watched over a 72 hour period before requesting again. Once you are signed in you view up to 4 films or documentaries within a month loan period. These are updated on the 1st of every month.



The premium digital magazine collection is now available to all library members. This collection of eMagazines includes popular titles such as Delicious, Donna Hay, Elle, Gardening Australia, The Economist, Vogue and many more. Download the eMagazines to your PC, laptop or mobile device to enjoy at your leisure.


Go to the RBDigital landing page and select 'create account'. Enter your library card details, and then create a password of your choosing. Download the app from either the App Store or Google Play and then sign in and start browsing!