Reading Recommendations

Book Clubs

Book clubs are a great way to challenge yourself to read something that may have otherwise gone unnoticed. We have more than a dozen book clubs across our libraries.

Visit our Book Clubs page to find a group.

The Source

The Source is a subject guide to children's literature maintained by Magpies Magazine. It features databases of mostly Australian and New Zealand literature, with information on books, authors, awards, and a focus on poetry and short stories.

The Source is accessed by using a public computer located in our libraries.

Go to The Source

Good Reading Online

Good Reading Online is a premium readers-advisory platform for primary-aged, youth, and adult readers that you have free access to with your Wollongong City Libraries membership.

Head to  Good Reading Online via our link to access articles, books reviews, Good Reading magazine digital edition, and to explore the full back catalogue of Good Reading magazine.

Reading Lists

Discover your next great read with our curated reading lists below! From classic novels to page-turning thrillers, we've got something for everyone.

Who Else Writes Like..?

As an established online reference resource, Who Else Writes Like... is designed to help anyone who enjoys reading fiction to expand the number of writers they read. Just browse by genre or search for a specific author to find authors, characters, or series that are like what you have loved before. To access the website’s full features, input your library card number and select Wollongong Libraries from the drop-down menu.

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