Adult collections

Fiction

Our fiction collection includes popular Australian and international authors in many different genres.  These are:

  • classics
  • family saga
  • fantasy
  • historical
  • horror
  • romance
  • science fiction
  • thrillers and mystery
  • war
  • westerns.

 

Non-fiction

Our non-fiction collection includes resources for lifelong learning, personal and professional development and recreational interests. Topics include:

  • art
  • arts and crafts
  • biographies
  • computing and IT
  • cooking
  • gardening
  • health
  • languages
  • maths
  • science
  • self help
  • travel.

 

Parenting kits

Know where to go parenting kits cover a variety of parenting issues. Each kit contains a DVD, a non-fiction book for adults and a storybook for children.

Popular topics include:

  • sleeping
  • breast feeding
  • toilet training
  • weaning
  • feeding
  • language and communication.

View a full list of parenting kits.

 

Large Print

Our large print collection includes popular Australian and international authors in many different genres in easy to read large print format.

 

Audio-Visual

Our DVD and audio book collections includes:

  • TV series
  • films
  • audio books (including PlayAways and e-audio books)
  • music CDs
  • documentaries
  • Wii games.

 

Independent living collection

The independent living collection includes resources providing support for everyday living.

Items in the collection are designed to be used in the short-term or to try before you buy such as:

  • jar openers
  • swivel seats
  • walking sticks.

See a full list of independent living resources.

 

Community Languages

Fiction, non-fiction, DVDs and CDs are available in the following community languages:

  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • Croatian
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Persian/Farsi
  • Polish
  • Serbian
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog
  • Vietnamese.

We are also able to locate resources in other languages.

Talk to our library staff to request a language or item not on our shelves.

Find out more about our Community languages.

 

eResources

Online information services are offered through this site or our Library catalogue including:

  • online homework help
  • interactive learning activities
  • general reference
  • health information
  • computer training
  • music.

Find out more about our online information services.

 

Magazines and newspapers

Our magazine and newspaper collection includes the latest:

  • Australian and international magazines titles
  • local and national newspapers (in house only)

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