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.
Search for books, music, ebooks, magazines, movies and more. Databases, online encyclopaedias and dictionaries are also available through the catalogue.
Joining a library
Library membership is free to Council ratepayers and anyone who lives, works or studies in Brisbane.
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.
Library members can access digital content via the online library catalogue, eLibCat, to find e-books, audiobooks, digital magazines, music and digital films.
Gold Star and Little Stars Reading Club programs
Children from all over Brisbane are invited to take part in reading programs at Council libraries this winter.
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.
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.