Libraries

Brisbane City Council's libraries are vibrant, busy places that help thousands of people find all sorts of information. Find out about library opening hours and locations, facilities, membership, events and much more. All Council libraries are open on Saturdays.

Locations and opening hours

Locations and opening hours

Find your closest library, including information on opening hours.  Also find the date, time and location of mobile library services in your area.
Library catalogue

Library catalogue

  • browse eLibCat - Council's library catalogue
  • reserve a library computer
  • search information databases
  • search language collections
  • borrow eBooks, download music and magazines, and view newspapers for free
     
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Library facilities and services

Find out about computer and internet training, Brisbane's Digital Hub, as well as hiring library meetings rooms and more.

What's on at the library

Council libraries host a variety of events, training and workshops.
Renewing your library book

Renewing your library book

Learn how to renew library items in person, over the phone or through eLibCat.

Book clubs

Join an existing book club or start your own group. Enter our competition to have a well-known author host your next book club meeting.
Joining the library

Joining the library

Find out how to join the library, as well as information on borrowing and returning items and fees and charges.

Library collections and reference services

Council libraries offer a wide range of research and reference services and materials.

Brisbane Libraries e-newsletter

Subscribe to our free monthly e-newsletter to keep in touch with library events and activities around Brisbane.

Hiring library meeting rooms

There are different types of library meeting rooms available around Brisbane. Find out the charges and how to hire them.

Brisbane City Archives

Find out the opening hours and which records are held by Archives and the Brisbane City Council libraries.

Brisbane Square Library

Find out about opening times and what's on at the Brisbane Square Library.

Subscribe to the Brisbane Libraries e-newsletter

Find out what's happening in Council libraries by subscribing to the Brisbane Libraries e-newsletter

Email a question

Send a reference question to a Council librarian. We'll usually answer within 48 hours.

One Book Many Brisbanes

The winning authors for the sixth edition of the One Book Many Brisbanes anthology have been announced.

Lost property

If you have lost money or property in a Brisbane City Council library, find out what to do.

Mobile library services

Find the date, time and location of the mobile library services in your area.