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.
Join your local library
Library membership is free to Brisbane ratepayers and anyone who lives, works or studies in Brisbane. Join a Council library today!
What's on at our libraries
There are a huge range of activities, workshops, author talks and more on offer. See what's happening at a library near you.
Gold Star and Little Stars
Children from all over Brisbane are invited to take part in free reading programs at Council libraries this winter.
Free digital training
Council libraries offer a comprehensive range of free technology workshops and sessions for people of all ages and skill levels.
Mobile library services
Borrow from a collection of over 6000 items and access the wider library collection of over 1.4 million items.
Council’s Pop-up Library is designed to bring the joy of reading to residents at community events, festivals and selected parks across the city.
New Farm upgrade
New Farm library has recently had an upgrade. Visit us today to see all of the new improvements.
Start the new year with a resolution to read more. Create some reading goals and share them at your local library to keep you on track.
Stay in the know
The Brisbane Libraries e-newsletter is a free bi-monthly publication produced by Council. It showcases the latest library events and activities taking place around Brisbane. Select 'Libraries' from the e-newsletter subscription list to sign up for the Library e-newsletter. Download the latest issue, or view Council's library events calendar.