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Tuesday, 30 November 2021

Wednesday Jan 26, 2022

All Northern Beaches Council libraries will be closed for the Australia Day public holiday. We welcome you back on 27 Jan.

You have 24/7 access to a world of eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and more

Even when our physical libraries are closed our eLibrary remains open. Your library membership includes free access to our extensive eLibrary. Find out more about our eLibrary this public holiday.

Let us help you with your public holiday reading

Australian writers are some of the best in the world and their works are always among the most popular items in our collection.

Here are our suggestions for some popular Aussie content. You can search for these titles in our catalogue or select the links below. 


Make It Happen: Manifest the life of your dreams, Jordanna Levin

In this warm and witty title, Jordanna Levin will empower you to take ownership of your life and create anything you want. 

The Last Paradise, Di Morrissey

Grace has the perfect life: a job she loves, a beautiful daughter and a rich, successful husband. But one night, when their world falls apart in a shocking disaster, Grace suddenly sees what she couldn't admit - her marriage and her husband are a fraud.

The Rosie Project (Don Tillman Book 1), Graeme Simsion 

Don Tillman is getting married, he just doesn't know who to yet. He has designed a very detailed questionnaire to help him find the perfect woman but it isn't Rosie. 


Silver, Chris Hammer

In this sequel to the bestselling Scrublands, Martin Scarsden returns to his hometown for a chance at a new life. When he returns to find his school friend murdered and his partner the chief suspect, Martin once again finds himself on the frontline. 

The Six Sacred Stones (Jack West Junior Book 2), Matthew Reilly 

The world is in mortal danger. For Jack West Junior and his loyal team of heroes, the challenge now is to set six legendary diamonds in place at six ancient sites around the world before the destruction of their world. 

Lenny's Book of Everything, Karen Foxlee

When the latest issue of 'Burrell's Build-It-at-Home Encyclopaedia' arrives each week, Lenny and Davey get to experience the wonders of the world and dream about a life of freedom and adventure. When Davey's health deteriorates, Lenny comes to realise that he might not make it to Great Bear Lake. 



Based on the best selling memoir, Tracks tells the story of Robyn Davidson's 2,700km solo trek through the remote Australian desert to the Indian Ocean. 


Twenty-five years after being adopted by an Australian couple, Saroo sets out to find his lost family in India and finally returns to his first home. 

A month of Sundays

One night, Frank Mollard gets a call from his mother. Nothing out of the ordinary, apart from the fact that she died a year ago. 

Burning Man

This is the reckless and ultimately life-affirming story of Tom, a British chef in a Bondi restaurant who seems to have decided there are no longer any rules he needs to obey.