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Yes the Berkelouw Book Barn will be open on the Queen's Birthday long weekend although early close on the 5th, 6th and 7th of June at 3pm. We will be open all day Monday 8th June - 9am to 5pm for the bookstore. (continued)


Latest Acquisitions 391

Catalogue 391 is now available. Please use the link below. LA 391 Berkelouw Rare Books (continued)


Latest Acquisitions 390

Catalogue 390 is now online. Please use the link below LA 390 Berkelouw Rare Books (continued)


Ramona Koval comes to Eumundi

The Sunshine Hinterland Writers Center is hosting a series of events in the Hinterland this year, as part of their ongoing commitment to support local writers and promote literature and non-fiction writing. The next writer's talk is on the 15th June at 6:30PM in the Eumundi School of A... (continued)



PLEASE NOTE In the month of MAY 2015 the Berkelouw Book Barn, Berrima, will be closing early at 3pm on the 29th and 30th of May for private functions.  Apologies to our bookshop customers. (continued)


Writers Live - Kirstie Clements introduces Impressive: How To Have A Stylish Career

You are invited to meet Kirstie Clements when she introduces her new book Impressive - How To Have A Stylish Career.   How do you get your dream job? How do you shine once you have landed it? How do you ask for a pay rise? and of course, what do you wear to achieve all three?... (continued)


The 2015 Pittwater Short Story Award

  Berkelouw Books invite the creative writers of Pittwater aged 9 and up to enter The Pittwater Short Story Award for 2015. To be eligible your story needs to be identifiably located in Pittwater and has to incorporate a reference to “something fishy”. There a... (continued)


Latest Acquisitions 389

Catalogue 389 is now available. Please use the link below to view or download LA 389. LA 389 Berkelouw Rare Books (continued)


Latest Acquisitions 388

Catalogue 388 is now available. Please use the link below to download the catalogue. LA 388 Berkelouw Rare Books (continued)


2014 Pittwater Short Story Award Winners Announced

Congratulations to the winners of The 2014 Pittwater Short Story Award. CATEGORY 1 - WRITERS 9-12 YEARS Winner Out The Back O' Berkelouw by Cosmo Jackson Highly Commended The Notebook of Secrets by Conor Carroll CATEGORY 2 - WRITERS 13-16 YEARS Winner C... (continued)


2014 Pittwater Short Story Award Short List Announced

  CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING ENTRANTS WHO MADE IT ON THE SHORT LIST:--   CATEGORY 1: For Writers aged 9-12 years A Bird out of Formation by Ben Watts To Another World by Caitlin Spencer Tales of the Deep by Alexander Wright A Closed Door and Hal... (continued)


Spend $50 and get a 2-for-1 to see ‘The Two Faces of January’

If you love your books, you are certain to love this alluring movie adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s suspenseful romantic thriller ‘The Two Faces of January’. Starring Kirsten Dunst, Viggo Mortensen and Oscar Isaac, it follows a brilliant con-artist on the run from internat... (continued)


The 2014 Pittwater Short Story Award

Berkelouw Books invite the creative writers of Pittwater aged 9 and up to enter The Pittwater Short Story Award for 2014. To be eligible your story needs to be identifiably located in Pittwater and has to incorporate a reference to “an open book”. Entries open Monday April ... (continued)


Eumundi World Cinema Club

NEW: Eumundi World Cinema Club Taking you around the world one movie at a time!   Welcome to Eumundi World Cinema, a member based non-profit organisation dedicated to screening award winning international movies in a social setting each month. Our mission is t... (continued)


Indigenous Literacy Foundation Donation - Thank you to our customers

We have made a donation of more than $ 150.00 to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation (ILF) with contributions made by the generous customers who enjoyed our free giftwrapping service during the Christmas period. To learn more about the Indigenous Literacy Fund visit www.indig... (continued)



  Berkelouw is opening its new bookshop & café/wine bar at Westfield Hornsby in mid-November. We are seeking enthusiastic and experienced booksellers and café staff.   Applicants must have prior experience in either bookselling and/or work... (continued)


Have your next party with us!

There is nothing like the vibe of a really good bookstore, so why not combine it with the Yule time spirit for an atmosphere that is second to none? Bereklouw Café1812 is open for holding work functions, private parties and pretty much anything you want to celebrate! The food inspir... (continued)


The NEW Crime After Dark Book Club

We plan to launch the NEW Crime After Dark Book Club in August. The bookclub will meet on the second Wednesday of each month, starting at 6.45pm and finishing at 8.15pm. We will read a range of crime novels, from classic to contemporary authors and we might delve into True Crime and ... (continued)


Sell your books to us!

We are continually seeking fine, rare, used and quality second hand books.  Please call (02) 9360 3200 for this service. IF YOU CAN COME TO US... Our buyer is normally available at our Leichhardt store on Tuesdays between midday – 2pm. Please call ahead to confirm. 70 No... (continued)


Berkelouw Books Reading Group

Our next meeting will be on Wednesday 7th August at 6.45 till 8.30pm.    We are going to be discussing The Prince, The Princess and The Perfect Murder by Andrew Rose.  If you would like to join this fabulous group of readers, then pop your name down at the counter or email ... (continued)