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Books & Reading Recommendations
What’s Next: Books in Series database helps you search fiction series (two or more books linked by character(s),
settings, or other common traits) for children, teens & adults. Even includes Westerns.
Remember to check out our Library Newsletters and Staff Picks for further recommendations
Find a library in Australia – the Gateway web-based directory service has information on approximately 5,200 Australian libraries and cultural institutions, their collections and services.
PLV is the peak body for public libraries in Victoria, with representation through institutional membership from every public library in the state. PLV holds information and profiles for each library service throughout the state including branches, mobile libraries, maps, opening hours and special features.
Libraries Victoria provides shared services for libraries across Victoria. It is committed to developing and expanding the range of services available to all libraries. Member libraries may choose to share their resources by making their collections available to other library users within the consortium, or operate as stand-alone services.
Established in 1854 as the Melbourne Public Library, the State Library Victoria is Australia’s oldest public library and one of the first free public libraries in the world. Its resources are available both on-site and online for researchers, students, families, young and lifelong learners, culture creators, and regional Victorians.
Explore Trove’s amazing collections from Australian libraries, universities, museums, galleries and archives.
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