Binge, read and watch | Books adapted to screen

Do you love streaming new TV show series? You may have noticed that some of the most popular TV shows and movies have started out as great books. Movie and television adaptations that have become blockbusters include, Game of Thrones, Bridgerton and The Queens Gambit. However, these are just a few of the very successful transitions from book to screen.

Libraries have a large range of books that have been adapted to the screen. People like to argue whether the book or movie is better. Why not join the debate, and experience same stories are told in different ways. You can start by reading, then watching one of your favourites and decide for yourself.

The Lost Daughter | Official Trailer | Netflix

Drop into your local Sunshine Coast Library to find your next read or download an eBook or audiobook from the extensive eLibrary.


Libraries love these eBooks:

To get started download the cloudLibrary and Libby apps. Select Sunshine Coast Libraries and enter your member number and passwords.


Libraries love these eAudiobooks:

To get started, download the BorrowBox and Libby apps, select Sunshine Coast Libraries and enter your member number and password. 


Stream movies on Beamafilm:

  • Tim Winton’s The Turning (MA15+) – Eighteen talented Australian directors from diverse artistic disciplines each create a chapter of the hauntingly beautiful novel by Tim Winton.
  • To kill a mockingbird (PG) – Atticus Finch, a lawer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his kids against prejudice.
  • Playing Beattie Bow (PG) – A discontented Sydney teenager travels back in time to 1873, whilst watching an old fashioned children’s game.
  • Robbery under arms (PG) – Enigmatic bushranger Captain Starlight and his gang decide to change their lives and go straight after one last job. But their luck may be running out.

First time customer, select Add Library Card and enter your member number and password. 

Station Eleven Trailer | One Media

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