Entertainment at Home


City of Ryde Libraries offers a fantastic range of free online resources as part of your library membership. Accessible for download from a variety of personal devices, you can now read and listen anytime, anywhere! All you need is: 

  • A City of Ryde Libraries membership number and password/PIN. Sign up online here
  • A compatible device with Internet connection
  • The relevant software or app installed on your device.

Visit the eCollections page to view find our more about the following online resources.

Libby by OverDrive 
Access thousands of popular fiction and non-fiction eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines. Available only to local residents and those who study and/or work in the City of Ryde area. 

Listen along to a wide selection of both best-selling Australian and international eAudiobooks in both fiction and non-fiction titles.

Enjoy over thousands of instant movie titles, TV series, music, comics, eBooks and eAudiobooks with no wait. Available only to local residents and those who study and/or work in the City of Ryde area.

Discover quality eBooks and eAudiobooks from independent publishers, self-published authors and local writers. This platform is launched by State Library NSW.

Gather all your newspapers in one convenient place! Read thousands of digital full content newspapers and magazines from all around the world in different languages.

Newsbank Online Newspapers
If you register your library card with the State Library of New South Wales, you can use Newsbank to access online versions of Daily Telegraph, Sydney Morning Herald and The Australian.