Readers' Lounge

Randwick City Library has books, magazines, CDs and DVDs as well as eBooks, eAudiobooks and spoken word books.

Special Collections

Red Hot Reads - a changing collection of the latest, recently reviewed books. Three-week loan loan, no renewals, no reserves.

Bestsellers - 10 copies of current popular books, updated regularly to reflect retail book sales.  Three-week loan, no renewals, no reserves. Lionel Bowen Library only.

Hidden Gems - specially selected by library staff; old favourites, literary prize-winners and some are just a great read.

Collection Highlights - can include fiction, non-fiction and biography. Lionel Bowen Library only.

Truth, as they say, is often stranger than fiction and the current Collection Highlights - True Stories - showcase some of the most interesting and often bizarre true stories in our collection. Novels based on real lives or events and biographies are also included.

All three branches feature new books – just ask our staff to show you where they are.

2020 Man Booker Prize

Congratulations to all the shortlisted authors below and to the winner Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart.

The new wilderness cover Real Life book cover Shuggie Bain book Cover

The Shadow King book cover This Mournable Body book Cover Burnt Sugar book cover

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