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.

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.


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.




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

  • Lord of the rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
    by rrlreads on June 26, 2017 at 12:58 am

    I love this book, and I will re-read it all my life. Such breadth and scope, such depth of loyalty, faithfulness, commitment and love, such exciting and moving adventures. It is a powerful and thoroughly beautiful story. Find in library […]

  • Jewel of the north by Tricia Stringer
    by rrlreads on June 26, 2017 at 12:48 am

    It was so nice to revisit the Bakers and the Wiltshires and share in their stories of life in the Flinders Ranges. This is the tird novel featuring these characters. There is hardship, joy, sorrow and survival. The Australian landscape… Continue reading &rarr […]

  • Naming Jack the Ripper by Russell Edwards
    by rrlreads on June 21, 2017 at 2:04 am

    After 125 years of theorizing and speculation over the identity of Jack the Ripper, Russell Edwards is in the unique position of owning the first physical evidence relating to the crimes to have emerged since 1888 – a shawl belonging… Continue reading &rarr […]