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

The library may be closed but Everyone is welcome at our Online Book Clubs. Numbers are limited so that all participants have a chance to share their thoughts, so bookings are essential. All the books selected are available in audiobook format from RB Digital to library members.

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Author Talks

Look who's speaking at the Library! We regularly host talks by authors about their work. Details of upcoming talks are listed below.

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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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What's on for Readers