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.

Coronavirus restrictions

Restrictions are in place for the Brisbane Local Government Area. Find out more.

Temporary library closure - Inala Library

For major works to be completed for the Inala Library refurbishment project, the Inala Library is anticipated to close for approximately two months from 22 November 2021 to early-January 2022.

Library customers can continue to access limited library services throughout this period at a temporary library facility located in the Inala Hall. The temporary library will open:

  • Mon, Tue, Wed and Fri 9am to 5pm
  • Thur 9am to 7pm.

The temporary library will continue to deliver children’s literacy programs, JP services, free public wi-fi and collection of library holds.

Highlights

Library catalogue

Search for books, music, ebooks, magazines, movies and more. Databases, online encyclopaedias and dictionaries are also available through the catalogue.

Borrowing e-books

Library members can access digital content via the online library catalogue, eLibCat, to find e-books, audiobooks, digital magazines, music and digital films.

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.

 

Joining a library

Library membership is free to Council ratepayers and anyone who lives, works or studies in Brisbane.

Summer Reading program

Council's Summer Reading program will run Saturday 11 December 2021 to Sunday 23 January 2022. Open to children aged 12 years and younger, this year's program offers a range of free school holiday events and activities.

Renewing your book

You can renew Council library items in person, over the phone, through the library catalogue (eLibCat) or the BNELibraries app.

Hiring meeting rooms

Council has well-equipped meeting rooms available for hire in most libraries.

Pop-up Library

The Pop-up Library visits seven parks across Brisbane on a fortnightly schedule. During each of these visits, library staff host interactive First 5 Forever children’s storytime sessions.

Library locations

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Annerley Library

450 Ipswich Road, Annerley

07 3403 1735

Ashgrove Library

87 Amarina Avenue, Ashgrove

07 3407 1940

Banyo Library

284 St Vincents Road, Banyo

07 3403 2200

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Bracken Ridge Library

77 Bracken Street, Bracken Ridge

07 3667 6060

Brisbane Square Library

266 George Street, Brisbane

07 3403 4166

Bulimba Library

219 Oxford Street, Bulimba

07 3407 8223

Carina Library

Corner Mayfield Road and Nyrang Street, Carina

07 3407 1873

Carindale Library

Westfield Carindale, 1151 Creek Road (near Millennium Boulevard), Carindale

07 3407 1490

Chermside Library

375 Hamilton Road, Chermside

07 3403 7200

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Last updated: 29 November 2021