📍 We come to you!

Are you unable to visit the library? Do you know someone who is permanently or temporarily housebound? Shoalhaven Libraries offers a free home delivery service to Shoalhaven residents who are housebound due to health, age or other incapacity. Items are loaned for a period of up to 3 months. We offer a wide range of library materials including:

  • Fiction books in Normal and Large Print - Genres include: Australian, fantasy, historical, light mysteries, literary/general fiction, romance, science fiction, short stories, thrillers, war and westerns.
  • Nonfiction books - Subjects include: Art, Biography, Craft / Hobbies, Gardening, History, Literature, Nature, Science, Sport, Travel, War.
  • Audio books (CD and Playaways) - fiction and non-fiction
  • Music CDs - Classical, rock, popular, world, jazz, and country.
  • DVDs - movies, TV series, cooking, documentaries, music and more.
  • Magazines - art, cooking, current affairs, lifestyle, science and more.

How do I join the service?

To join the service you will need to complete a Home Library Service form. Forms are available online or at any of our branches. Once you and your Doctor have completed the form, please drop it into your local library. Alternatively you can scan and e-mail the form to library@shoalhaven.nsw.gov.au or fax to 4429 3727.

What can I borrow?

You can borrow up to 40 books, and 10 CDs, DVDs, Audiobooks and magazines.

Where do you deliver to?

We deliver to the immediate Shoalhaven areas on a Friday morning including: Nowra, East Nowra, South Nowra, North Nowra, Bomaderry, Bangalee, Worrigee. For borrowers outside of this area, deliveries are made by the Mobile Library. Please see the Mobile Library schedule for dates and times.

If you would like more information about the Home Library Service, please contact Nowra Library on (02) 4429 3705 or e-mail library@shoalhaven.nsw.gov.au.

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Our Branches

Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, some of our services are currently not available. Please see our updates page for more information.

Sanctuary Point Library

Paradise Beach Road, Sanctuary Point
(02) 4406 2076 | Email

Mobile Library

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(02) 4429 3705 |  Email

Nowra Library

10 Berry Street, Nowra
(02) 4429 3705 |  Email

Ulladulla Library

Ulladulla Civic Centre, Princes Highway
(02) 4444 8820 |  Email

Milton Library

Old Town Hall, Princes Highway
(02) 4429 8916 |  Email