Barossa Council Public Library


BarossaLibraryCardThe Barossa Council Public Libraries (and their website) contains a wealth of resources which you can access for your research and studies. You’ll need a library card from the Barossa Council Public Library and the PIN attached to your card to access their free e-books, audio books and online resources.

SA One Card networkDid you know that your Barossa Council Library Card gives you access to the SA public library ‘one card’ network which is connecting the systems of more than 130 public libraries across South Australia to let you borrow and return items wherever you go, using your current library card.

 Online Resources currently available:


onFamilyHistoryAncestry Online Library Edition

You will need to access this database from within your local library and use this database on their computers

An extensive range of genealogical resources from the United States and United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records. Also provides limited Australian coverage.


mi_ielts International English Language Testing System – A Preparation Course

Road to IELTS is a self-study IELTS preparation course produced by the British Council to help candidates prepare for the IELTS exam. It provides access to free online self-study materials to support IELTS General Training and IELTS Academic test preparations.


My Health & Wellbeing

There are many websites which provide general health and wellness information.  My Health & Wellbeing reviews some of the popular health websites to help you find the information you are seeking (Click on the (r) symbol next to each site name). Reviews include descriptions of the site and its content, what Libraries of SA like about the site and any tips they have to help in your search for information.  It is also downloadable in .pdf format.

mi_pressdisplayDigital Newspapers – PressDisplay

PressDisplay provides instant online access to over 1000 newspapers world-wide.


mi_pl_encyclopaediasBtnOnline Encyclopaedias – World Book

Publishes accurate, current, and trustworthy reference and learning materials.



SACommunity is a database of South Australian health and community services. It includes information about government, non-government, community based and some private sector organisations that provide services for the South Australian community in the areas of health, welfare, housing, education, information, legal services and recreation.

 What else can be accessed at the Barossa Council Public Libraries?

  •  list here what is accessible