Some of Council's operating hours may be affected by current restrictions.
Service changes due to COVID-19
Research your family history using Ancestry Library Edition, now available for use at home.
Click on the Ancestry link in the main menu on the left hand side of the page
A new window will open launching Ancestry Library edition.
New online service for library members!
Stream movies and documentaries through Beamafilm on smartphone, tablet or PC.
Access Beamafilm through your browser or download the Beamafilm app from the Apple app store or Google Play store.
Select Broken Hill City Library if this is not already selected
Login in using your library member (under the barcode on your library card)
Sign up through your Facebook or Google account, alternatively fill in the required fields to create your Beamafilm account.
You're now ready to start browsing titles and viewing trailers, you can also click the heart icon to save favourites to your account.
Simply click view film to watch!
Have your library member number ready (found on the back of your library card)
Britannica encyclopedia online for a range of factual information for adults, teens and children.
Have your library member number ready (found on the back of your library card).
If you haven't changed your password it will be automatically set to your eight digit date of birth, e.g. 05081987
Please change your password after your first login.
Head to the e-library or straight to IndyReads, Libby, Bolinda Borrowbox or Wheelers can both be accessed online, or from free apps on iOS and Android.
It's really that easy!
Explore all our library has to offer online
Or give us a call on 08 8080 3460 and we'll help you out.
StoryBox Library has hundreds of interactive and engaging Australian children's stories read by a range of well-known people!
Learning literacy is competitive and gamified through Literacy Planet
Busy Things has fun educational activities for ages 3 and up or you can learn the basics of coding through fun projects with Busy Code.
So why not get busy!
Not a member? You can join the library online
This is also where you can search for items, and access your member account.
Click on 'Join the library' in the menu on the left.
Scroll through to the end of the Conditions of membership and Customer Code of Conduct and click accept.
Select the type of membership, enter some personal details and click submit.
You will then receive a welcome email with more information.
Have you checked out the online resources available with your library membership? Looking for more?
We are publishing a weekly blog post sharing online resources that can keep you and your family entertained and educated.
You will need your library member number to login into GALE.
This great resource is not only home to research databases but also eBooks, Novelist plus, History reference centre and Hobbies and craft reference center.
08 8080 3460
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