Coronavirus update 13 March 2020

Council has closed some facilities and cancelled all events until 14 April. Learn which services have been affected.

As a library member, you can enrol in online courses through Lynda, learn a new language with Transparent Language Online or get expert exam advice with Road to IELTS.

These online learning resources are free when you join the library, but you'll need your membership details to log in.

  • Your 14-digit membership number is under the barcode on your library card.
  • Your 6-digit PIN is your date of birth in DDMMYY format.

Lynda

Learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve your personal and professional goals.

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Access Lynda on a PC or laptop

  1. Go to Lynda and sign in using your library membership number and PIN.
  2. Add your name and email address.

Watch the quick overview video to get started if you need help before you begin.

Access Lynda on a phone or tablet

  1. Download the Lynda app.
  2. Tap Already a Lynda member and then tap the Organization tab.
  3. In the Web portal field, enter boroondara.vic.gov.au.
  4. Sign in using your library membership number and PIN.

Transparent Language Online

Discover more than 80 languages to learn online. This resource includes English as a Second Language (ESL) courses for native speakers of 28 different languages and offers some languages in ‘Kidspeak’, courses designed for children aged 6 and above.

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Access language courses on a PC or laptop

  1. Go to Transparent Language Online and select the Sign up tab.
  2. Enter your library membership number.
  3. Enter your email address and create a username and password.
  4. Choose a language to learn.

Access language courses on a phone or tablet

  1. Go to Transparent Language Online and select the Sign up tab.
  2. Enter your library membership number.
  3. Enter your email address and create a username and password.
  4. Choose a language to learn and click Go mobile.
  5. Choose your device and review the instructions.
  6. Copy down your unique code.
  7. Download the Transparent Language app and authorise it with your code.

Road to IELTS

Prepare for the IELTS (International English Language Testing System) exam with over 120 hours of interactive activities, advice from experts and downloadable practice tests.

Road to IELTS is also useful for all learners of English at intermediate level and above.

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Log into Road to IELTS

  1. Go to either Road to IELTS – Academic or Road to IELTS – General.
  2. Enter your library membership number.
  3. Create a free account by clicking Sign in/Register.
  4. Select Create an account.
  5. Enter your email address and create a password.

More information

To reserve a quiet place to study, book a study room.

For more online resources for students, visit the Databases page.

To contact us, call 9278 4666 or Ask a Librarian.

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