From Monday 23 March all 33 Brisbane City Council libraries will close to customers in order to help slow the spread of coronavirus. Online services will continue to operate as normal. Find out more.

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. 

Library catalogue

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.

Tablet by the pool

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.


Author talks

Council libraries host a variety of different author talks every month. Reserve a spot to see your favourite author speak in person. 

Last updated:24 March 2020