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Readings State Library bookshop

Inspired to read after seeing the treasures of our collection? Looking for a birthday card, gift or souvenir?

Whether you're visiting the Library online or in person, make time to browse our bookshop, run by award-winning independent bookseller Readings.

Discover a fantastic selection of fiction and nonfiction, children's books, stationery and gifts.

Browse the shop in person in the Russell Street Welcome Zone or shop securely online.

Members enjoy a 10 per cent discount on full-priced books.


Mon-Fri: 10am-6pm

Sat & Sun: 12pm-5pm

Public holiday closures

Readings State Library will operate reduced hours on the following public holidays:

Mon 11th March - 12-5pm (reduced hours)
Friday 29th March - Closed
Monday 1st April - 12-5pm (reduced hours)
Thu 25th April - 12-5pm (reduced hours)

For more information, visit the Readings State Library bookshop website or call 03 8664 7540.