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Adults

Mango

Your Cairns Libraries membership provides you with free access to 70 foreign language courses and 17 English courses taught completely in your native language. Learn languages like Spanish, French, Mandarin Chinese, Italian and many more. Use online or download the app. Apple or Android.

Computer School Logo

theComputerSchool.net is an interactive online computer training directory that has evolved into one of the world’s largest databases of computer education training material. Log in using your Cairns Libraries membership for unlimited 24/7 access.

IELTS

IELTS General

IELTS is the 'International English Language Testing System', Your Cairns Libraries membership gives you free access to 120 hours of intensive work on vocabulary, reading, writing, listening and speaking, help for the IELTS General exam training. General level is for candidates commencing non-academic training, work experience or immigration purposes. Use online or download the app.

IELTS

IELTS Academic

For candidates commencing higher education study, TAFE or seeking professional registration. Your Cairns Libraries membership includes access to 120 hours of intensive work on vocabulary, reading, writing, listening and speaking, help for the IELTS Academic exam. Use online or download the app.

Kids

Busythings

Busythings is a collection of online learning resources for children aged 3 years and older. It features fun activities and games which target core maths, literacy and phonics skills and stimulate creative work with colours, shapes and sounds. Log in using your Cairns Libraries membership for access to hundreds of games and activities.

Math World

10 Monkeys is an online math learning tool to help 6-10 year old kids learn basic mathematical skills in a fun game-like environment. Features logical progression and easy navigation, four easily adjustable skill levels, fun jungle, beach, safari and space themes.

Rainforest coding is an interactive adventure game for children from 5 years old. Students can learn the programming language ‘Scratch’ as they explore the Crystal Rainforest. A fun activity with lots of robots and extra activity pages under the resources section. Your Cairns Libraries membership opens the door to exciting adventures, interactive tutorials and fun scratch puzzles and games. Makes learning Scratch programming easier and great fun for all!

Storybox

Story Box Library is an online ‘reading room’ featuring Australian stories for primary school age children, read by some of Australia’s finest storytellers. It’s a place where the wonderful world of storytelling is shared and a whole lot of fun!

As a resident of Queensland you can access a number of resources through a State Library of Queensland membership including access to Lynda.com.

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Last updated: 17 Feb 2020