Brisbane City Council is dedicated to a liveable city, creating more leisure options and better facilities and venues for all ages to enjoy. Council libraries provide a wide range of services including book clubs, reading programs, computer training, events and workshops. Visit your local library to join, renew or borrow books, and use the many resources on offer.
Temporary library closures
From Monday 23 March in order to help slow the spread of coronavirus, all 33 of our libraries will been closed.
Search for books, music, ebooks, magazines, movies and more. Databases, online encyclopaedias and dictionaries are also available through the catalogue.
Digital Library membership
Apply online for a temporary Digital Library membership and access free e-books, audiobooks and more.
E-books and audiobooks
Borrow and read e-books, e-audiobooks and magazines or stream films and music in the comfort of your own home.
Enjoy the library in your loungeroom
Make the most of your time indoors with our huge range of library services that can be enjoyed without leaving your home!
Home Library Service
Council offers a free home library service for eligible Brisbane residents. Have the latest books, magazines, DVDs and CDs delivered to your door.
Ask a Librarian
Chat online with a librarian for great reading recommendations or any questions you have about Council’s library service.
Council libraries host a variety of different author talks every month. Reserve a spot to see your favourite author speak in person.
Stay in the know
Sign up for our monthly Things to see and do in Brisbane e-newsletter. Check out this month's edition. It includes the latest library events and activities taking place around Brisbane. Select 'Things to do in Brisbane' from the e-newsletter subscription list.