Adult Reads

We have something for everyone at Waverley Library!

The latest releases, classic novels, short stories, genre fiction (such as mystery, romance, westerns, science fiction) and best sellers.

Many titles are also available in large print.

Our Quick Picks collection offers extra copies of high demand items on seven day loan.

Non-fiction titles are available in all subject areas. A variety of community languages are also held including; Russian, Chinese and many more.
If you read in a language that we do not collect we are able to borrow books from the State Library of NSW Multicultural Service.

Can’t find something to read on the shelves? Our Stack Collection contains thousands of older fiction and non-fiction titles and out of print books. Ask at the Enquiry Desk for these items.

To help select your next great read see our suggested book lists.

Kids and Youth Reads

We offer something for kids of all ages. Check out our picture books, readers and chapter books.

Have you signed up for the Premier's Reading Challenge? It's easy to find Premier’s Reading Challenge books at the Library. Look for books with the PRC stickers.

The Premier's Reading Challenge (PRC) is available for all NSW students in Kindergarten to Year 9, in government, independent, Catholic and home schools.  It aims to encourage a love of reading for leisure and pleasure in students, and to enable them to experience quality literature. It is not a competition but a challenge to each student to read, to read more and to read more widely.

To find out more about registering, contact your child's school or visit the PRC website at

Explore our kids' book lists and get recommendations based on your favourite topics and authors.

Get the best teen books at Waverley Library. We have a great collection of young adult novels from the Hunger Games to Jane Eyre.

Graphic Novels

Is Anime or Manga your scene? Graphic novels or comics include fiction and non-fiction work. We have collections for adults, young adults and children.

HSC Collection

Why buy additional text books and study notes when we have all the latest and current additions here at the library for free.

Suggest a Purchase

Suggestions for purchase are welcome to help us build a stronger collection.


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