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Christopher Brennan Library: eBooks

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Reading and Research at your fingertips!

The Christopher Brennan Library has over 3500 ebooks available through ePlatform by Wheelers, which is downloadable onto your laptop and mobile devices.

The books are borrowed for two weeks and are automatically returned.

If you want further assistance please contact the Christopher Brennan Library at snrlibrary@riverview.nsw.edu.au.

How do I access ePlatform by Wheelers on my laptop?

  1. Go to the Wheelers website.
  2. Sign in with your student login. 
  3. Tap 'Start Browsing'. 
  4. Tap 'Borrow' to borrow an ebook
  5. Tap 'Read' to read in browser, the book will start to download.
  6. To borrow an audiobook, filter the search by choosing Format, and ticking the Audiobook box. 
  7. The grey speaker icon appears at the bottom of each image indicating it is an audiobook. 

Author Read-a-Louds on YouTube

Oliver Jeffers is reading one of his books a day during the COVID-19 crisis. Click on an image below to visit Oliver's youtube channel and listen to the award-winning author and illustrator.

 

 

 

Neil Shusterman is reading a selection of stories from his books Mindstorms and Mindquakes during COVID-19 lockdown. Click the image above to access Neil Shusterman's Youtube channel.

Audiobook Recordings on YouTube

ePlatform by Wheelers and Offline Access

eBook of the Month

Garth Nix’s latest book is set in an alternate version of London in 1983 and follows the story of Susan Arkshaw, a young woman whose hunt for her unknown father leads into a dangerous world of mythical monsters and legendary beings, policed by a secret organisation of magical booksellers.

Apps for your mobile device

ePlatform by Wheelers has an app to access their content via mobile devices - both Android and IOS. 

ePlatform by Wheelers - Android/IOS

Audible

Click on the image above to access https://www.audible.com.au/, an amazon company. Extensive collection of audiobooks for purchase. Can also access a wide range of Podcasts too. Audible.com.au is a subscription service that can be cancelled at any time. Cost is $16.45 a month. Once you have signed up you have access to one free audiobook.

Scribd

 

Click on the image above to access Scribd.com. Scribd brings together fiction and non-fiction ebooks, audiobooks, news articles and sheet music. First 30 days free then $9.99 a month. 

Lit2go

Lit2go is a free online collection of classic stories and poems in audiobook format. Each book can also be downloaded as a pdf and used in classroom settings.