Mobile Apps

The State Library now provides members with access to resources in app form. You can access eBooks, eMagazines, eNewspapers, films and even get help learning languages from the convenience of your phone or tablet.

Choose the appropriate button below to download apps from the App store (Apple devices), Google Play store (Android devices) or Windows store. For help with how to use the apps and services, please see our tutorials page.

uTalk

uTalk

uTalk allows you to learn new languages in a fun and interactive way. You can learn at your convenience with over 140 languages on offer.

To install uTalk on your personal device:

  1. Download utalk from utalk.com/app
  2. Click login, then student login
  3. Choose 'State Library of Western Australia'
  4. Login with your library card barcode and surname in the name field (the device should retain your log in details).

Apple Store  Google Play

Libby

Libby by OverDrive

Libby is a new app released by OverDrive. Libby has the same collection of titles as the OverDrive app, it's just a different way to access the same digital library collection. Libby is a fast and attractive digital browsing experience that allows you to synchronise your reading across multiple devices.

Apple Store     Google Play   

 Get from Windows Store

OverDrive

Overdrive

Borrow eBooks and audiobooks for free from your library using OverDrive. If you have a valid library card, you can use the app to instantly select and download books or reserve titles for later.

Apple Store     Google Play   

 Get from Windows Store

Kanopy

Kanopy

The Kanopy app allows you to access the Kanopy video Streaming platform on your mobile device. You will need to create an account and add your library card information to watch films on the app.

Apple Store     Google Play    

RB Digital

RB Digital Magazines

The RB Digital app allows library members to view eMagazines on your phone or tablet. You will need to log in to your account or create one and add your library card information in order to download eMagazines.

Apple Store     Google Play 

BorrowBox

BorrowBox

The BorrowBox app allows you to listen to eAudiobooks and read eBooks on the go. Sign in or create an account, add your library card details and you can borrow up to six items for two weeks at a time.

Apple Store     Google Play 

PressReader

PressReader

Get the PressReader app to keep a collection of nearly 6,000 newspapers and magazines from all over the world in your pocket.

Apple Store     Google Play 

Get from Windows Store

The State Library has more eResources not listed here. To dig deeper, search the catalogue.

Last updated on: 28 Mar 2019