NSIN Library

We have a physical library housed at WorkBee where we store a range of books about innovation, startups and businesses. Check out our growing collection which you can borrow from!

Become a Borrower:

  1. Register to be a “patron” (borrower) (you’ll receive an email and registration details if successful, remember you have to be living within the location restrictions 2055-2114).
  2. Login here to see what’s available and put a hold on the books you want.
  3. Visit WorkBee to collect your book/s in person, or arrange for postage at your expense.


We want to continue to grow and improve the library to help educate the community. If you have any books you’d like to donate or recommend, please contact us: library@northsydneyinnovation.org.

We are also offering access to a number of reports on innovation and startups that you can visit by clicking here!



NSIN believes that all individuals and businesses should continuously grow and learn through educating themselves from podcasts! These Australian podcasts discuss topics on innovation, startups, Smart Cities and so much more! Check out our recommendations:

  1. Founders on Air
  2. Small Biz Matters
  3. The Smart Community Podcast
  4. The Startup Playbook Podcast
  5. Welcome to Day One
  6. Two Drunk Accountants

About the Podcasts

Founders on Air

Hosts: Steve Orenstein & Michael Rosenbaum

A podcast for founders by founders. Their aim is to provide their audience with real & actionable takeaways from each episode and to help others experiment with their own startup or business.

Small Biz Matters

Host: Alexi Boyd

They are the voice of small business in Hornsby by talking to the experts, giving advice, educating and diving into current affairs that matter to small business. Guests on their podcasts include local lawyers, accountants, marketing gurus, politicians, and many other experts in their fields who provide listeners with the expertise to help them grow their business.

The Smart Community Podcast

Host: Zoe Eather

The Smart Community Podcast is a hub where smart and exciting people from all around the world come to discuss all things Smart City, Smart Town, Smart Region – anything that makes a place more liveable.

The Startup Playbook Podcast

Host: Rohit Bhargava

Rohit interviews successful entrepreneurs, investors and experts within the startup and online business space to provide his audience with insight, practical steps and a “playbook” to give anyone the best chance to succeed in their own business.

Welcome to Day One

Host: Adam Spencer

Welcome to Day One share the stories of regional entrepreneurs to inspire others to take action and showcase the regional founders out there. Their goal is to open the lines of communication between regions because, together, as one, we can achieve so much more!

Two Drunk Accountants 

Hosts: Dan Osborne & Tim Garth

A weekly podcast, with two accountants, having a beverage, sharing their knowledge and dispelling the myths of running a small business.


If you have any other great recommendations for podcasts that we should share with the community, please contact us: library@northsydneyinnovation.org.