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Reading Ideas

Wollongong City Libraries will occasionally assemble a list of recommended texts on a topic or event. These are selected from staff and community suggestions and present a great opportunity to dip your toe into unfamiliar territory, or brush-up on a topic you are passionate about.

Check back regularly for new titles and lists.

Wollongong City Libraries is committed to providing a welcoming, supportive and inclusive environment for everyone. To celebrate our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer community, our staff have curated a list of favourite and lesser-known LGBTIQ texts. Each is available for borrowing in our catalogue.

If there's a LGBTIQ work you think should be in our catalogue, suggest an item. 🏳️‍🌈

Peak behind the curtain and discover amazing things about the world we inhabit and beyond. Each text can be accessed via our catalogue.

If there's a scintillating piece of science fact (or fiction) that you think should be in our catalogue, suggest an item. 🔬

In celebration of the annual Indigenous Literacy Day, we have compiled a list featuring prize-winning and otherwise revered works by First Australians. You can find each text and more by searching the catalogue.

If you would like to see more literature written by Aboriginal Australians, we encourage you to suggest an item

Websites

Try one of these websites for help finding a good read:

Join a book club

Book clubs are a great way to challenge yourself and read something you might not have thought to pick up. We have more than a dozen book clubs across most of our libraries. Visit our Book Clubs page to find a group.

You can also check out our Book Club Conversations page for posts about reading ideas, book recommendations and more.