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The Tenterfield Star Database can be accessed via the Library Catalogue.

Library Members

Tenterfield Library Members have access to a number of databases that include computer training, reference material, eBooks and eAudiobooks, eMagazines and online videos.

Members will need their borrower number (on back of library card) to access the databases.



eBooks and eAudiobooks are available to borrow and download. Can be accessed through web browser on the computer, or through the App on iPads, smartphones or tablet devices. Contains Australian content. Audiobooks can be downloaded to MP3 players/iPods. eBooks can be downloaded onto computers through Adobe Digital Editions. Not available for Kindle eReaders.


Britannica Library

Access to age appropriate material with a child-friendly collection through to the adult general reference collection.  Links to encyclopedia articles, web-sites, journals and magazines, multimedia, Compare countries, an Atlas, Biographies and other learning materials. (to access in the library)


Comics Plus! – Children’s Library (Children, Kids, Teen)

Comics Plus! – Full Library (Children, Kids, Teen, YA, Adult)





With Comics Plus®, you have unlimited access to thousands of digital comics, graphic novels, and manga from popular publishers like ABDO, Andrews McMeel, BOOM! Studios, Capstone, Dark Horse, Dynamite, Europe Comics, Graphic Mundi, Humanoids, IDW, Kodansha, Lerner, Manga Classics, Papercutz, Tokyopop, Valiant, Yen Press – and dozens more!


The Computer School.Net

Tenterfield Public Library is now registered with Click on the logo to gain immediate access to the Computer Skills Index. Enter your Library membership number and click submit, then click view eResources at the top of the page.


CloudLibrary NewsStand

Stay entertained and informed with the world’s largest catalogue of digital magazines and newspapers delivered directly to your devices. Instantly access 8,000 titles in more than 60 languages when you download cloudLibrary NewsStand. An easy-to-use standalone app that offers individual articles, back issues, and an EZ read mode. All you need is your library card! Download cloudLibrary NewsStand: Apple App Store | Google Play Store. CloudLibrary Newsstand Logon Process


Gale General OneFile

Access general interest magazines and key serials in a single resource. Best for general research.


Gale General OneFile: News

Access major U.S. and international newspapers (493 Australian Newspapers) online to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, or other fields.


Gale Business Insights: Global




Compare global economies, countries, and industries with in-depth analysis on over 400,000 companies.


Gale OneFile: Australia and New Zealand




Access comprehensive periodical content with a focus on Australia and New Zealand, complemented by global news, reference, and multimedia coverage.


Gale OneFile: Fine Arts

Search millions of articles about drama, music, art history, and filmmaking. Diverse resource for serious fine arts students.


Gale OneFile: Pop Culture Studies

Access scholarly journals and magazines that both analyse and contribute to popular culture.


Gale OneFile: Psychology

Find authoritative periodical content supporting research in all fields of psychology.


Gale OneFile: Religion and Philosophy

Research the impact of religion on culture throughout history, including literature, arts, and language. Updated daily.


Gale OneFile: Vocations and Careers

Research a vocation, find an appropriate institution of learning, and get assistance on job searches and maintaining a career.


Gale Health and Wellness Resource

Search a full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to alternative medical practices.


Gale Interactive Science

Manipulate 3D interactive models to visualize and understand concepts in biology, chemistry, earth, and space science.


Gale Literature Resource Centre

Find up-to-date biographies, overviews, full-text criticisms, audio interviews, and reviews on writers from all eras.


Gale Literature: Books and Authors

Answer the age-old question “What do I read next?” Search and match reading interests to books, authors, genres, or topics.


Gale in Context: Environmental Studies

Understand environmental issues that affect people globally through topic overviews, journals, news, and multimedia content


Gale in Context: Biography

Discover the world’s most influential people by searching narrative biographies, news, magazine and multimedia content.


Gale in Context: Global Issues

Analyze important global issues, and events through topic overviews, international viewpoints, news, and multimedia content.


Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints

Find overviews, news, and opinions on hundreds of today’s important social issues.


Gale in Context: Science

Understand context for hundreds of science topics through overviews, journals, news, interactive experiments, and more.


Gale in Context: World History

Uncover information on hundreds of the most significant people, events, and topics in world history from a variety of sources.



eBooks and eAudiobooks are available to borrow and download.  Offers items from both Independent and International Publishers, with both fiction and non-fiction content.  IndyReads can be accessed through a web browser on the computer, or through the App on Apple and Android devices.


National Geographic Virtual Library

Browse this cross-searchable platform for research insight from journalism’s most trusted name in exploration and discovery.


National Geographic Kids

Explore amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.  Best for children aged 6-14.

Public Access

Project Gutenberg Australia

Provides access to free eBooks which are all in the ‘public domain’.


State Library of NSW eResources

Offers access to a number of eResources including databases, journals, eBooks, Newspapers and family history links.

The majority of eBooks are non-fiction, there are some fiction books held.

To access the State Library’s eresources, you must:

  • be a NSW resident
  • be registered as a member of the State Library

You can use your Tenterfield Library card number as identification.



Provides access to digitized historic newspapers, government gazettes, journals, articles and data sets, pictures, photos, objects, music, sound and video, maps, diaries, letters, archives, archived websites (1996-now), people and organisations, and books that are held by Australian libraries (not eBooks).


In Library Use Only


Tenterfield library has a subscription to Ancestry.  Please see Staff at Tenterfield Library about accessing this resource.