Special collections

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Autism collection

Books and stories to support children, teens and adults living with autism and other related challenges. Subjects range from personal hygiene, managing emotions and even recipes for families.

Loan conditions:

  • four week loan period
  • option to extend for an additional four weeks if required.

Healthy living kits

Kits comprised of books, DVDs and supporting equipment (e.g. skipping ropes, pedometers) helping to promote healthy lifestyles and wellness in our community. Topics include:

  • quit smoking
  • losing weight
  • diabetes
  • depression
  • arthritis.

Loan conditions:

  • two kits per library membership
  • four week loan period
  • option to extend for an additional four weeks if required.

Craft kits

Arts and craft kits for adults and children. Topics include:

  • scrapbooking and card making
  • jewellery making
  • knitting needles and looms
  • crocheting
  • clay modelling.

Loan conditions:

  • two kits per library membership
  • four week loan period
  • option to extend for an additional four weeks if required.

Parenting kits

Kits comprising books and DVDs supporting families with parenting challenges. Topics include:

  • sleeping
  • toilet training
  • tweens
  • communication.

Loan conditions:

  • two kits per library membership
  • four week loan period
  • option to extend for an additional four weeks if required.

View a full list of parenting kits

Home energy toolkits

Borrow a home energy self-audit toolkit to be energy smart and reduce your energy costs at home.

Loan conditions:

  • one kit per library membership
  • four week loan period
  • option to extend for an additional four weeks if required.

Reserve a home energy toolkit through the Library catalogue.

Independent living collection

Try out products and aids that may make your life easier and help you become more self-reliant. Equipment includes:

  • general gadgets - jar openers, tap turners, reaching grips
  • dressing aids - button hook tools, dressing sticks
  • reading aids - book stands and tables
  • mobility aids - crutches, walking sticks and frames
  • chair and bed supports.

Also available:

  • actively ageing kits
  • puzzles and games.

Loan conditions:

  • two kits per library membership
  • four week loan period
  • option to extend for an additional four weeks if required.

View a full list of independent living items.

Book club sets

Book club sets are available to borrow for independent book discussion groups. Each set includes 10 books and must be borrowed and returned as a complete set. Titles are available in a range of genres including:

  • classic fiction
  • new release fiction
  • non-fiction
  • biographies.

Loan conditions:

  • one set (10 books) per library membership
  • six week loan period.

Find out more about our book club sets.