E-Resources at Darkan Library

In addition to the hundreds of items for loan in our library, with your Darkan membership you can access a range of e-resources!

Borrow Box

BorrowBox is an award winning Australian App that enables Darkan Library members to browse and borrow bestselling eAudiobooks on their Apple or Android device for limited periods through digital loans. To get started follow the simple instructions below.

  1. Download Borrow Box app on smart phone/tablet etc or to use it on your PC visit http://library.bolindadigital.com/darkan
  2. Enter your member bar code and pin (postcode)
  3. Search, enjoy and borrow

Kanopy logo


Kanopy is a video streaming platform for public libraries, delivering one of the largest collections of indie films, classic cinema, festival and educational documentaries and movies.  This service enables public library and State Library members to browse and view over 30,000 films and documentaries from top suppliers, including the BBC, Criterion Collection, Ronin Films and Madman Entertainment. Kanopy supports streaming via apps for most devices – iOS, Android, Roku, Chromecast, and other connected TV and devices.

  1. Visit http://darkan.kanopystreaming.com
  2. Enter your email and your Darkan library barcode 
  3. You have 4 credits (or can watch 4 film/documentaries) per month, which is reset on the 1st of every month
  4. You then have 72 hours to watch or re-watch a film from the time they start to watch a film

StoryBox Library

For Children – watch celebrated stories read aloud by favourite storytellers.  It’s storytime, anytime!

  1. Visit StoryBox Library website: https://storyboxlibrary.com.au/login
  2. Select your library and enter your library barcode

StoryBox Library also offers a wealth of online resources https://storyboxlibrary.com.au/resources including student task sheets, activities and Top 5 lists. 

Busy Things

Fun, educational games for kids (Aged 3-11 years).  Help children learn important skills in the key learning areas of creative development, problem solving, reasoning, numeracy, communication, language and literacy and knowledge and understanding of the world.  

  1. go to the Busy Things website: https://www.busythings.co.uk/play/?accessid=934&token=9f86d081884c7d659a2feaa0c55ad015a3bf4f1b2b0b822cd15d6c15b0f00a08
  2. To login, enter your Library barcode/card number.