Reader's Lounge

Find your next great read...

Discover read-alikes and expert picks in the databases below. Simply log in with your library card.

Books and AuthorsBooks and Authors

Find new authors and expert picks for all genres.

Novelist PlusNoveList Plus

Great for read-alikes and award winners from around the globe.

Good Reading magazineGood Reading Magazine - Digital Magazine

View the online version of our much loved Good Reading magazine.

Reading ListsReading Lists

 Recommended reads in the Library collection.

Share your Book Reviews

If there's a book you borrowed and loved reading, why not share your thoughts with other library members?

To write your own review, login to the online catalogue and search for the title, then click the 'Write a Review' link. Once its approved, it will appear under your alias name. 

To read other reviews, click on the Best Reviews tab. 


New! Fast Reads Collection

Love to read? Devour several books a week? Check out the new Fast Read collection arriving at Chatswood Library this spring. Search for "Fast Read" in the catalogue to see what's available for short loans.

Fast Reads logo

Designed for the avid reader who loves to get their hands on the latest, greatest popular fiction and non-fiction releases, Fast Read is a quick turn-around collection with a seven day loan period.

  • 7 day loan only
  • No renewals
  • No reservations
  • Overdue fees apply for late returns


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