Nowra library has:
- Fiction books (adult, junior, youth) – popular, classics, mystery, westerns, thrillers, science fiction, fantasy, etc.
- Non fiction (adult, junior, youth) – biographies, cooking, gardening, health, history, etc.
- Large print fiction and non-fiction books
- Magazines for all ages – news, fashion, gardening, lifestyle, science, etc
- Talking books on CD and cassette
- Music CDs
- Daily local and national newspapers
- DVDs and videos for adults and juniors
- HSC resources
- Puzzles for adults and children
- Reference books – encyclopedias, medical texts, law books, telephone books, street directories, atlases and periodicals
- Legal information resources
- Drug information resources
- Local heritage – information on the local area and Council documents
Nowra library also offers the following activities and services: