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Books & Audiobooks

Explore our large collection of books and audiobooks, with items for all ages. Not sure what to borrow? Let us help you find your next great read with our staff list and reader resources.

Explore Books & Audiobooks

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Indulge in a wide array of regular and large print books spanning diverse genres and topics, including fiction, non-fiction, board books, picturebooks and graphic novels.

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CD Audiobooks (Recorded Books)

Explore a range of captivating audiobooks on CD, encompassing both fiction and non-fiction genres for an enriched listening experience.

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These compact and pre-loaded audiobook devices offer young readers a convenient way to enjoy their favourite stories on the go, without the need for downloads or additional devices. All you need to get started is a pair of wired headphones.

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Wonderbooks & Vox Books

Enjoy these audio picturebooks and short novels offering pre-loaded audiobooks for an immersive reading experience. With easy controls and high-quality narration, enjoy accessible storytelling with no downloading or additional devices required.

Featured Reads

Discover our newest Featured Reads, showcasing the latest non-fiction and fiction titles handpicked by our staff. Dive into these fresh releases and find your next favourite read.

Browse Our Featured Reads
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Try a Book Bundle

Not sure what to read next, but love a surprise? Complete a short form telling us about what you like and we’ll create a personalized bundle of materials just for you. Available for adults, kids, as well as teachers and educators.

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Discover Your Next Read

Struggling to find a book that might interest you, your child or your classroom? Novelist and Gale Literature Resource Centre can help.

Novelist offers recommendations, reviews, and reading insights for all readers, while Gale Literature Resource Centre takes a more academic approach, offering a rich collection of critical analyses, author biographies, reviews and multimedia content.

Novelist Gale Literature Resource Centre

Looking for accessible collections or want to find items in another language?

Discover large print books, dementia-friendly books, decodable books, accessible features for reading and watching content online, and browse items in other languages.