Need something to read? Don’t let social distancing get you down. Here’s where to find FREE audiobooks plus the Sydney bookstores now offering delivery.
There’s never been a better time to get stuck into a great book. But if you’re bookshelf is looking a little bare, don’t despair. In fact, we’ve found a bunch of great local Sydney bookstores now offering deliver (some even FREE delivery) across the city, as well as a fantastic spot to score FREE audiobooks. Intrigued? Find out more below.
If you can’t muster the energy to actually pick up a book, don’t worry. The global audiobook platform Audible is helping the world get through the weeks and months ahead but opening up a library of full-length audiobooks to listeners for FREE. With titles in six languages, listeners can start streaming from their desktop, laptop, phone or tablet today with tonnes of books to explore. To find out more and start listening today, click here.
For book lovers, Berkelouw Books’ Paddington store is must-visit. But for those of us practicing social distancing, heading to the bookstore might not be an option. Luckily, the team has just announced they are now offering a delivery service to Eastern Suburbs locals located in Surry Hills, Darlinghurst, Paddington, Potts Point, Elizabeth Bay, Rushcutters Bay and Darling Point. To qualify for delivery, simply order over $49 ($5 for delivery) or score free delivery with orders over $99. Plus, they can even do contactless deliveries on request. To find out more, click here.
Another bookstore institution, Glebe’s Gleebooks have just announced they are launching free book delivery across the inner west and City of Sydney council areas. Plus, the team is also delivering Australia-wide for orders over $50. This delivery offer has been extended until April 30th 2020. To order online and find out more, click here.
Renowned as a destination for music, film and book lovers, the team from Title Store is continuing to offer their mailorder option for customers across Sydney. Take a peek at their online store and browse through dozens of great reads including everything from graphic novels to travel books, biographies and fiction novels. To order online and browse their catalog, click here.
Newtown locals will be well acquainted with Better Read Than Dead. Set in the heart of King Street, this bustling book store has now shifted its operations to ensure book lovers can still find something to read (even while still at home). The team has launched FREE, same-day bike delivery between Friday and Sunday each week. Simply call the bookstore on Fri, Sat or Sun before 2pm, pay over the phone and share your address to have your books delivered by 3-6pm. Currently, the team is delivering to Newtown, Camperdown, Enmore, Stanmore, Erskineville, Eveleigh and Darlington. To find out more, click here.