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. 

Mobile library services

Borrow from a collection of over 6000 items and access the wider library collection of over 1.4 million items.

Gold Star and Little Stars

Children from all over Brisbane are invited to take part in free reading programs at Council libraries this winter. 

Mt Coot-tha Library events

Mt Coot-tha Library is located within the Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha. The library hosts lots of events and activities for children and adults. Check out what's on in July.

Author talks

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

Pop-up Library

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.

More than just books

Council's libraries offer world-class facilities, collections, events, extended hours and much more.