Adults


A list of resources we have compiled to help you find your next great read.

Book Lists

We have created lists of reading suggestions, choose from Chilly reads, Reading laughing, Aussie women, War reads and many more. We also highlight new arrivals every month.

Sometimes getting lost in the pages of a good book can be just the cure you need for a broken heart, a stressful day at work or frazzled nerves. These Reading for Wellbeing booklists may help.

Request a Reading List

Fill out the form and get a personalised list of reading suggestions. See what other people have requested.

Award winners

A list with links to the major literary prizes in Australia and around the world.

Websites

To help you find your next read you may like to check out Australian Women’s Writers, Better Reading or Novelist or check out our book review blog rrlreads.

Book Club

Our Book Club program contains around 250 kits. You may like to view the list of kits or form your own club.

For Teens and Kids

Hints for teens to find their next read.

Teens are welcome to join Book Club.

Hints for kids to find their next read.

Kids can also form their own Junior Book Club. You will find heaps of readings lists to suit all ages that have been created by our Children’s and Youth Librarian.

 

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rrlreads

Welcome to rrlreads a blog of reviews by library staff. Discover what we are reading and watching.

  • Daughter of mine by Fiona Lowe
    by rrlreads on October 19, 2017 at 12:02 am

    Although most events were predictable I enjoyed reading about this family in rural Victoria. It brings to light the affect of family secrets, experiences, expectations, history, perceptions and dynamics. Fiona has a great writing style that flows well. Find in… Continue reading &rarr […]

  • Terra nullius by Claire G. Coleman
    by rrlreads on October 15, 2017 at 10:30 pm

    I don’t want to give away too much about this thoughtful novel. It was completely different to the style of book I usually read. The author does a good job of grounding the reader into the story and then pulling… Continue reading &rarr […]

  • The Wolverine
    by rrlreads on October 15, 2017 at 10:25 pm

    I love the X-Men movies, but fell behind with watching them, so am catching up now. Struggling to deal with the events of X-Men: The Last Stand, Wolverine is enticed to Japan where he encounters much fighting, a little romance… Continue reading &rarr […]