Kids

View Stirling Libraries entertainment services available for kids using your library membership.

Kanopy Kids

Story Box for Kids

Story Box Library features engaging online Australian stories read by some of Australia's finest storytellers. It is a great resource that is convenient and simple to use. Content is streamed with no advertising, allowing children to focus on the storytelling (when logging in please choose State Library of Western Australia).

To assess the catalogue, please visit the Story Box website.

Kanopy Kids

Kanopy Kids offers an on-demand video streaming service for children aged preschool and up: A curated selection of educational and enriching videos with developmentally appropriate, age-based ratings from Common Sense Media™. 

Categories include TV Series, Learning Languages, Animated Storybooks, Anime and Movies for the whole family.  

How to use: 

  • To access Kanopy Kids, first login to your Kanopy account
  • Click on the 'KIDS' button on the top right side of the page.

Extra parental controls are available through Kanopy Kids, allowing parents to restrict access to the main Kanopy catalogue for younger viewers. 

Kanopy tutorial

To start watching, visit the Kanopy website.

KidSpeak - Transparent Languages Online

KidSpeak is designed so children can explore, play and learn languages at home or on the go.  KidSpeak has engaging learning activities to teach children French, Spanish, German, Italian, Mandarin or English.

How to use: 

You will need to log in and register to create an account      

Click the KidSpeak option in the top navigation bar of your chosen language

Only available through a web browser (no mobile app available)

Parental guide available to assist with learning

For more information, please visit the Transparent Language website.

OverDrive for Kids

The OverDrive eReading Room is just for kids and provide a safe online experience.  Kids can browse, sample, place holds and borrow eBooks appropriate for their age range and reading level

To view the catalogue, please visit the OverDrive for Kids website.

PK Magazine

PK is an e-zine for primary age kids. In PK Mag you will find creative work from book reviews, poetry, short stories, artwork, photography or stories – by kids, for kids!

To read the latest issue, visit the PK Magazine website

Busythings

Busythings is an online resource for the early years that includes 115+ fun learning activities that help children learn important skills in the key learning areas of creative development, problem solving, reasoning, numeracy, communication, language & literacy and understanding of the world.

To access the catalogue, please visit the Busythings website.

The Busythings subscription is provided through Better Beginnings, supporting families in sharing a love of reading.

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