Books & Reading

We love people who love reading! Find out about the Library's programs, resources and events for book lovers.

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Reading Recommendations

Find out what's new or popular, discover our staff favourites, explore different fiction genres and more with these recommended reading book lists.

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New Items Lists

View lists of books and other materials recently added to the collection of the Sutherland Shire Libraries.

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What Should I Read Next?

Looking for something new to read? Explore recommendations for your next book tailored to your personal taste.

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Personalised Reading Suggestions

Looking for something new to read? Complete this form - tell us about what you like and don't like and we'll suggest a personalised list of 3 books we think you'll love.

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Book Clubs

Sutherland Shire Libraries encourage & support local book clubs. We will provide a space for you to meet and help you find the books and resources you need to make your book club successful.

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Author Talks

Look who's speaking at the Library! We regularly host talks by authors about their work. See details of upcoming talks or watch some of our previous talks that have been recorded.

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Interlibrary Loans

If you ask we may be able to purchase books and other items not listed in our library catalogue, or borrow them from outside our library service.

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An Afternoon With Jane Austen

Enter the world of Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy for an afternoon of theatre and literature celebrating one of the most cherished couples of all time!

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Glamorous Paris - Jean Cocteau

Has the world ever known a more glamorous, talented and provocative genius than Jean Cocteau?

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A Day of Reading Dangerously

Rekindle your passion for reading and book your 15 minute appointment with a librarian now!

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What's on for Readers