Online Resources

The Grove Library provides a number of online resources for our patrons


Ancestry – Libraries Edition

Ancestry – Library Edition is a key resource for genealogical research. Databases include Australian convict index, Australian electoral rolls, United Kingdom census records, British Army World War One pension records, United States census records and much more.

It is available on all public computers within the library. Library members can access the computers for free. Computers can be reserved for 1 hour sessions with an opportunity to extend to a maximum of 3 hours provided there are no other bookings on that computer.

To book a computer please contact the library.

Not a library member? It’s free to become a member. See our details on how to join.

Who Else Writes Like?

Just finished a book and loved the author’s style? Want to know more about them or just wondering what to read next?

The Grove Library has a subscription to the digital version of “Who Else Writes Like?”, free for all library members to access. Simply follow the link here with your library card ready to log in. You can also click on the banner above to be redirected to the Who Else Writes Like website.

What to Read Next?

Hunting around for a new book to read, but are unsure where to start? Click here for a list of resources that can help you find that next good read.

Looking for books for children, we also have a list of resources here that are for kids.

Health and Wellness Resource Center

Health and Wellness Resource Center  – Provides access to comprehensive, reliable and up-to-date medical resources, including reference titles, full text articles, pamphlets, news and links to third party resources on diseases, conditions, diet, alternative health solutions, fitness, weight loss and contact details for health organisations.

Popular Magazines & Articles

Popular Magazines – is an online database which allows you to read articles from hundreds of different magazines on a wide range of subjects. You can read text articles from:  Women’s Health, Men’s Health, Popular Mechanics, Vogue and New Scientist among others.

It should be noted that only full text in the articles is available online and that any images are not included in the database.

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