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.
Library members can access digital content via the online library catalogue, eLibCat, to find e-books, audiobooks, digital magazines, music and digital films.
Facilities and services
You can do more than borrow books at libraries. Our libraries offer a variety of facilities and services, including free internet access and computer training.
Joining a library
Library membership is free to Council ratepayers and anyone who lives, works or studies in Brisbane.
Search for books, music, ebooks, magazines, movies and more. Databases, online encyclopaedias and dictionaries are also available through the catalogue.
Renewing your book
You can renew Council library items in person, over the phone, through the library catalogue (eLibCat) or the BNELibraries app.
What's on at our libraries
There are a huge range of activities, live streams, workshops and more on offer. See what's happening at a library near you.
Hiring meeting rooms
Council has well-equipped meeting rooms available for hire in most libraries.
Summer Reading program
Readers of all ages and interests are invited to discover the hottest reads this summer with Brisbane City Council's Summer Reading program. It's free to participate!