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

Library users can access these online activities for free.

We also have some great craft videos on our YouTube channel!


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 the new expanded Busythings! With activities in the areas of literacy, numeracy, creative development and general knowledge, learning has never been so much fun! Suitable for ages 3-6 and now expanded to include brand new activities for ages 7-11.

Busy Code

Busy Code

Busy Code is a set of resources designed to introduce simple programming concepts.



Access a great range of children's eBooks and eAudiobooks through the Borrowbox app.

International Children's Digital Library

International Children's Digital Library provides free access to children's online picture books in lots of languages including: Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Hindi, Italian, Spanish and Urdu.


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