Randwick City Library has books, magazines, CDs and DVDs as well as eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and spoken word books.
Red Hot Reads - a changing collection of the latest, recently reviewed books. Three-week loan, no renewals, no reserves.
Bestsellers - a selection 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; including great reads and old favourites.
Collection Highlights - can include fiction, non-fiction and biography, and is a changing collection with various themes explored throughout the year. Lionel Bowen Library only.
Truth, as they say, is often stranger than fiction and the current Collection Highlights - True Stories - showcasing 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.
Winners circle - a new collection of literary prize winners. Lionel Bowen Library only.
All three branches feature new books – just ask our staff to show you where they are.
2021 Booker Prize
Congratulations to South African author Damon Galgut who has won the 2021 Booker Prize with The Promise. The Booker Prize is awarded each year for the best novel written in English and published in the United Kingdom or Ireland. It is one of The English language's most prestigious literary awards. The shortlist is below:
- A Passage North by Anuk Arudpragasam
- The Promise by Damon Galgut
- No-one is talking about this by Patricia Lockwood
- The Fortune Men by Nadifa Mohamed
- Bewilderment by Pichard Powers
- Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead