Websites for Book Lovers

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Love a good read?

We can tell you which new books have won prizes recently or have received 5-star reviews and update you on the latest titles to hit our shelves.

Not sure what to read next? These following websites might help. Links are below and to your right.

  • 5 Star Stories - this link lists books with outstanding reviews by critics and the media 
  • Australian Favourites - great Aussie reads
  • Fantastic Fiction - not sure which book by your favourite author you need to read next? This site has outstanding author bibliographies and series lists.
  • Goodreads - the world’s biggest site for readers and book recommendations.
  • Library Thing - helps you catalogue your home library and connects you to people who read what you do.
  • NoveList - this database allows you to search by genre, age level and even plot lines.
  • Staff Picks - a list of books recommended by library staff  

Review and Rate any Item

We invite you to rate any item you have borrowed from your libraries.

Just log in to the library catalogue using the barcode on your library card and your PIN, search for the title, click ‘add a review’, write your comments and rate an item out of 5 stars.

If you do not know your library PIN, ask staff at any of our libraries to help you.

New Items

New books arrive at the library all the time. Check out our new items list to make sure you don’t miss out.

For just $1 you can place a hold on any item held at the library to make sure you are one of the next people to borrow it.