Library Collections

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Library Collections 2017-09-06T12:39:10+00:00

What can I borrow?

Fiction and Non Fiction

Fiction

Our libraries have an extensive range of fiction books for loan in both hardcover and paperback. In addition to best sellers, Australian fiction, classics and general fiction, the collection includes books in the following genres:
  • Crime
  • Romance
  • Fantasy
  • Science Fiction
  • Westerns
  • Horror
See our authors by genre

Non Fiction

Our libraries hold a wide range of non fiction books for pleasure, study and research for all ages. For details of what’s available please search the library catalogue.

eBooks

You can also enjoy eBook fiction and non fiction on a wide variety of compatible tablets, phones and computers free with your library membership.

Find out more about eBooks

eResources

Read, Listen, Enjoy

Thousands of eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, eMusic and access to eLanguage learning from the library.

All you need to enjoy these free resources is a permanent library membership and access to the Internet! Follow the links below to find out how.

Talking Books

Audiobooks in CD and MP3 formats for adults, young adults and children can be borrowed from both libraries or you can borrow and download eAudiobooks from home to enjoy on your computer, phone or tablet.
Find out more about eAudiobooks
Busselton Libraries catalogue

DVDs and Music

More than 4000 DVDs, 500 music CDs and free music downloads!

We have DVDs suitable for adults, young adults and children. Our growing collection of DVDs include popular and classic movies, television shows and documentaries on a wide range of subjects including travel, health, gardening, sport, history and music.

Mucis CDs are available in a range of genre including popular artists, jazz, world music, classical and country. You can also download three free songs per week and stream up to three hours per day on your computer, phone or tablet using our eMusic service Freegal.

Find out more about eMusic
DVD Collection

Newspapers and Magazines

Access to local, national and international newspapers and magazines in print and online.

Magazines

Our libraries hold more than 150 magazine titles to suit all ages, tastes and interests. Magazines are available for loan from both branches.

Download eMagazines

Over 300 magazine titles to choose from to enjoy on your computer, tablet or phone. You can download as many titles as you want and keep them for as long as you wish – no limits!
Find out more about eMagazines

Newspapers

Both libraries stock a range of newspapers for viewing in our libraries, including:
  • The Australian
  • The West Australian
  • Australian Financial Review
  • International Express
  • South Western Times
  • and all local newspapers
Past issues of local newspapers are available in print or on microfilm.

Language and Literacy

Learn a Language, improve your English, borrow books in other languages.

Learn a Language

Our libraries have books and audio kits to assist you in learning another language. Our collection includes Chinese, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Spanish and more. Many of these materials are written specifically for the traveller and include travel dictionaries and phrasebooks.

eLanguage Learning

You can also learn a language on your computer, phone or tablet with Transparent Language Online. Over 100 languages available. Practice in the library, at home, or on-the-go. Free with your library membership.
Find out more about eLanguages

Literacy

Our libraries have a range of English language materials to assist people wanting to improve their English and literacy skills. The collection includes graded readers, audio kits, and special English language resources to help with spelling, punctuation and grammar.

Community Languages

Our libraries hold books in the following languages: Africaans, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Thai, Vietnamese.

If you would like to borrow items in a language not listed above, please let us know. We will endeavour to source books in the language of your choice.

Borrow a Discovery Backpack

Discovery Backpacks contain:
  • picture books
  • audio CDs
  • puzzles, musical instruments or other reading games
  • reading tips and online activities for you and your child to do together