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Indyreads is a local eContent management platform, provided by the State Library of NSW via NSW public libraries. This platform enables public libraries to provide free access to eBooks and eAudio. Two rows of book covers

The aim of indyreads is to ensure that NSW public libraries can offer their clients a diverse collection of quality Australian and overseas published works.

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A selection of social media posts has been created for you to share across your social media channels. Simply copy and paste the content and download your choice of image to share on your social media channels. 

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For launch

We’re excited to announce a new partnership with @statelibrarynsw that gives our readers access to thousands of new Australian and international ebooks! Just ask our staff about indyreads. #indyreadsNSW #NSWPublicLibraries

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Multicoloured book covers and text "Bringing lost Aussie classics back to life" with indyreads logo


#DidYouKnow that most Australian books are now out of print? The Untapped project is bringing 150+ classic books back to life, republished and made available online through #indyreads. 

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Action and Adventure

Get the adrenalin pumping with these action-packed true and fictional stories of adventure without leaving your chair! #indyreadsNSW $NSWPublicLibraries

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Armchair Travel

Travel memoirs, foreign cultures and fiction from faraway places. The best in travel in eBook and eAudio is just a click away on indyreads. #indyreadsNSW #NSWPublicLibraries

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Arts & Crafts

From paint, paper, crochet and more - our Arts & Crafts selection has something to keep all ages and interests engaged and flexing their creative muscles #indyreadsNSW #NSWPublicLibraries

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Award Winners

With winners of Pulitzers, Man Booker, Miles Franklin awards and more, you can find your next modern masterpiece on indyreads. #indyreadsNSW #NSWPublicLibraries

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Big Ideas

Explore big ideas on social and political issues, history, science and more on #indyreadsNSW #NSWPublicLibraries

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Big Ideas Flickr Album

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Explore the lives of heroes, everyday folk and historical figures in these great biographies on #indyreadsNSW #NSWpubliclibraries 

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Biographies Flickr Album

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Sharpen your business skills or develop your next bold idea. Learn from leading business minds on indyreads. #indyreadsNSW #NSWPublicLibraries

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Business Flickr Album

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You're never too young to explore our range of children's books on indyreads. From homegrown Aussie tales to colourful characters and enduring classics, there's plenty to keep young imaginations interested. #indyreadsNSW #NSWPublicLibraries

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#indyreadsNSW #NSWPublicLibraries

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With the greatest authors, and books that stand the test of time, your next classic read is waiting on indyreads, with a huge selection of enduring literature available on eBook and Audio. #indyreadsNSW #NSWPublicLibraries

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Classics Flickr Album

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Contemporary Fiction

Contemporary stories about life in the modern world, exploring the themes of society #indyreadsNSW #NSWPublicLibraries

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Contemporary Fiction Flickr Album

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Flavours from around the world, recipes to suit all abilities.  Culinary delights await on indyreads, with a huge selection of cookbooks and other food writing available on eBook and Audio. #indyreadsNSW #NSWPublicLibraries

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Cooking Flickr Album

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Find your next chilling read on indyreads. With shocking true crime and the best in crime fiction, a suspenseful journey awaits on eBook and eAudio. #indyreadsNSW #NSWPublicLibraries

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Crime Flickr Album

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Find your next fantasy read on indyreads. Magical worlds, fantastical creatures and more await on eBook and eAudio. #indyreadsNSW #NSWPublicLibraries

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From Across the Ditch

Try some contemporary and classic Kiwi reads from our neighbours across the ditch on #indyreadsNSW #NSWPublicLibraries #NewZealand #Aotearoa


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Get your garden blooming through the year, from windowsills to worm farms and beyond - there is a garden for everyone #indyreadsNSW #NSWPublicLibraries

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German / Deutsch

Eine Auswahl deutscher E-books und Hörbücher kann man ab sofort durch in indyreads online ausleihen #indyreadsNSW #NSWPublicLibraries #Deutsch

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The spookiest children and YA titles for Halloween are available on indyreads #indyreadsNSW #NSWPublicLibraries

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History Week

It is #HistoryWeek! Find fresh historical perspectives and voices on indyreads #indyreadsNSW #NSWPublicLibraries

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Find a blood-curdling read on indyreads. From the terrifying to the macabre, an eerie, supernatural adventure awaits. #indyreadsNSW #NSWPublicLibraries

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Horror Flickr Album

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International Women's Day 2023

Find a great range of reads that celebrate women this International Women's Day #indyreadsNSW #NSWPublicLibraries

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A rainbow of titles, genres and authors exploring the diverse experiences of LGBTQI+ people and communities #indyreadsNSW #NSWPublicLibraries

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Literary Picks

Award winning titles from acclaimed authors. The best of literary fiction from around the world is available on indyreads #indyreadsNSW #NSWPublicLibraries

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Biographies, musical fiction and more. Whatever your style or genre, find musical inspiration with indyreads. #indyreadsNSW #NSWPublicLibraries

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Acknowledge and celebrate #NAIDOC Week by exploring these #FirstNations stories on #indyreads #NSWPublicLibraries

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NAIDOC Week Flickr Album

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Get back to the earth with indyreads. Featuring eBooks and eAudio on science, the animal world and more, marvel at the world around you. #indyreadsNSW #NSWPublicLibraries

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Nature Flickr Album

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Personal Development

Find out how to be happier, break bad habits, and take control of your life in these inspiring and motivational reads #indyreadsNSW #NSWPublicLibraries  

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Fill your life with poetry. Featuring international and Australian, classic and contemporary poets and everything in between #indyreadsNSW #NSWPublicLibraries

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indyreads udostępnia kolekcję e-booków i audiobooków w języku Polskim #indyreadsNSW #NSWPublicLibraries

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Quirky Reads

Try something different with these #QuirkyReads #indyreadsNSW #NSWPublic Libraries

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Refugee Stories

Every refugee has a unique experience. Take a moment to increase your understanding with these #refugeestories #indyreadsNSW #NSWPublicLibraries


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Set your heart racing with these stories of romance on #indyreadsNSW. You'll find tales of love featuring people from all walks of life, whether it's rural Australia, regency England, other worlds and the 21st century #NSWPublicLibraries #love #romance 


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Romance Flickr Album



Acest volum și alte titluri asemănătoare sunt disponibile în limba română 
pentru împrumut acum #indyreadsNSW #NSWPublicLibraries


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Разнообразная и увлекательная коллекция электронных книг и аудиокниг на русском языке доступна прямо сейчас на indyreads #indyreadsNSW #NSWPublicLibraries 



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Journey to another world with indyreads. The best in science fiction available on eBook and eAudio. #indyreadsNSW #NSWPublicLibraries

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Sci-Fi Flickr Album

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Space, nature and the essence of life. The best in science writing is available on eBook and eAudio. #indyreadsNSW #NSWPublicLibraries

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Ahora le ofrecemos acceso a una colección interesante de e-libros y audio libros en #español #indyreads #NSWPublicLibraries

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With sports of every kind covered, pick up your next classic catch on indyreads. #indyreadsNSW #NSWPublicLibraries

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Sport Flickr Album

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Summer Reading

Whether on the beach, by the pool or just around the house, your next holiday read is waiting on indyreads. #indyreadsNSW #NSWPublicLibraries

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Summer Reading Flickr Album

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Gripping reads to have you on the edge of your seat. Waiting for you now on indyreads. #indyreadsNSW #NSWPublicLibraries

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Thrillers Flickr Album

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True Crime

True crime stories that prove sometimes real life is a lot darker than fiction #indyreadsNSW #NSWPublicLibraries

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True Crime Flickr Album

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Saddle up for a ride through the wonderful world of Westerns. These stories are waiting for you to download for free on #indyreadsNSW #NSWPublicLibraries


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World Fiction

Open the door new cultures and universal stories in these translated reads from some of the best voices from around the world #indyreadsNSW #NSWPublicLibraries

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World Fiction Flickr Album

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Young Adult

Get books for teens and young adults online for free with indyreads. You'll find all the latest from authors like John Marsden, Suzanne Collins and Simmone Howell. You’ll be spoiled for choice with our ever-growing selection. Download them here with your library card. #indyreadsNSW #NSWPublicLibraries

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