Spydus Mobile

Spydus Mobile provides 24/7 access to your library. View your library account details, current loans and loan history; reserve or renew items; search for books, ebooks, audiobooks, movies and more; and use the discover feature to find new arrivals and personalised recommendations.

Download the free Spydus Mobile app from your app store or select one of these links:

Once downloaded, open the Spydus app and click Select library. Use the search bar to find and select Tablelands Libraries.

Select Login and enter your borrower ID (library card number) and password (usually the first five letters of your name in lowercase). Select Please select a branch to choose the library you visit most. Then select Login.

To renew your current loans with the Spydus Mobile app:

  1. Select the menu button (top left corner) and select My Account.
  2. Select Current loans from the Loans section.
  3. A list of your current loans will appear. Select Edit (top right corner) and select the items you wish to renew. Select Renew.
  4. The app will ask you to confirm. Select Confirm to renew your items.

You will be unable to renew an item if another library member has reserved it, or if you have renewed the item twice already.

To search for an item and reserve it:

  1. Open the Spydus app and select the menu button (top left corner). Select Discover.
  2. From the Discover page you can search for an item or author using the search bar, or select one of the options below the search bar such as Books For You, Featured Items, New Arrivals, or Others Have Read.
  3. Once you have found an item you want to reserve, select the title of the item. Then select Reserve.
  4. Select a pick-up location (i.e. Atherton Library) then select Done.
  5. Select Confirm to reserve the item.


Download free ebooks, audiobooks and digital magazines with Libby.

Download the free Libby app from your device’s app store or select one of these links:

You can also visit the Libby (Overdrive) catalogue.

  1. Once you have downloaded Libby, open the app. It will ask if you have a library card. Select Yes.
  2. Select I’ll Search For A Library and search for Tablelands Regional Library Service. Select Sign In With My Library Card.
  3. The app will ask where you use your card. Select Tablelands Regional Library Service and then enter your library card number.

Our staff are happy to assist you if you would like help setting up the app.


Download free ebooks and audiobooks with BorrowBox.

Download the free BorrowBox app from your device’s app store or click on one of the links below:

You can also visit our BorrowBox library catalogue.

  1. Open the BorrowBox app and click Library to search for Tablelands Regional Library.
  2. Enter your library card number and your password (usually the first 5 letters of your name in lowercase).
  3. To finish creating your account, add your email address.

Our staff are happy to assist you if you would like help setting up the app.

CloudLibrary Language Collection

Download free ebooks and audiobooks in 25 languages other the English.

  1. Download the free Cloud library app (Apple, Android and other devices). Open the app and select the language.
  2. Accept the terms and conditions.
  3. Select Australia, Queensland and Tablelands Regional Council language collection.
  4. Enter your library card number.

LinkedIn Learning

Get access to free online training and develop your creativity, business and technology skills with LinkedIn Learning, which offers over 16,000 online courses in seven languages. Log in with your library card online or follow the steps below to use the app.

Download the free LinkedIn Learning app from your app store or select one of these links:

Once downloaded, open the LinkedIn Learning app and select Sign in. You will then need to select Sign in with your library card.

Enter tablelands as your Library ID, then select Continue. 

Finally, enter your library card number and PIN (usually the first 5 letters of your name in lowercase) and click Continue.

Gale Interactive: Science

Gale Interactive: Science provides a comprehensive view of the most-studied science subjects of biology, chemistry and earth and space sciences. Authoritative, high-quality digital content is paired with interactive 3D models with functionality including zooming, rotating, and pulling them apart. Log in with your library card.

Comics Plus

Unlimited access to thousands of digital comics, graphic novels and manga from more than a hundred publishers. Every title is available 24/7 on your computer, tablet or phone. Log in with your library card. Kids only titles are also available.

Download the free LibraryPass app from your app store or select one of these links:

Once downloaded, open the LibraryPass app and select Search for my Library/School.

Search ‘Tablelands’ and select either Tablelands Libraries — Full Library or Tablelands Libraries — Children’s Library.

Enter your library card number and your PIN (usually the first five letters of your name in lowercase). Select Login.

Story Box Library

Storytime, anytime! View stories by local authors and illustrators, being read aloud by fantastic Australian and New Zealand storytellers. Story Box Library gets kids excited about reading, inspires their imaginations and lets them have fun with stories while improving their language and literacy skills along the way. Log in with your library card.

Kinderling Kids Radio

Enjoy free music, stories, nursery rhymes, meditations and sleep audio with Kinderling Premium. Kinderling is Australia’s most popular kids radio station, playing family-friendly music and shows for children aged 0-7.

Library members can access Kinderling Premium for free by using their library card number to create an account on the Kinderling website.

Then download the Kinderling app on your device, and log in to access the best music and audio programs for children’s entertainment, education, mindfulness and sleep.


Start piecing together your family history and discover fascinating details about your ancestors’ lives with Ancestry Library Edition. Visit your local library branch to access Ancestry for free.


Build your family tree and discover your ancestors’ stories on the world’s best website for British and Irish family history research. Visit your local library to access Findmypast for free.


AustLit is an authoritative database about Australian literature and storytelling, with biographical and bibliographical information, full text, exhibitions and rich online content. AustLit also includes access to BlackWords, the most comprehensive record of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander publications including writing, storytelling, biographical material, film and much more. Log in online to access the AustLit database.


AMES provides online English language courses for students and new migrants, which focus on living, studying, and working in Australia.

Library members can gain free access to the AMES World Wide English online course for beginner to intermediate levels. In addition, there is free access to their Living in Australia English online course for students beginning to learn the language. Visit the AMES website and enter your library card number to get started.