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.

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.

2021 Stella Prize

Congratulations to all the writers nominated for the 2021 Stella Prize longlist. The Stella Prize is a major literary prize which recognises and celebrates Australian women writers’ contribution to literature.

Cover of Fathoms Cover of Revenge Cover of The Animals on that Country

Cover of WitnessCover of Metal Fish Falling Snow Cover of the Wandering

Cover of Stone Sky Gold Mountain Cover of Blueberries Cover of Song of the Crocodile

Cover of Smart Ovens for Lonely People Cover of A Lonely Girls is a Dangerous Thing Cover of The Bass Rock

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