Programs and events

City Libraries offer a diverse and exciting range of free programs and events, for all interests and ages. There is something for everyone.

View our Calendar of events to see what's on, and book online to attend. Come along and create, learn and connect with your community. Everyone is welcome.


Wanted: STEAM creatives

Do you have a passion or growing interest in STEAM activities? STEAM encompasses aspects of science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics. We are looking for expressions of interest from individuals or groups to join others in a regular group to share or expand your STEAM interest. Phone 07 5581 7285 for more information. Volunteer facilitators can download and complete the attached form, and return it to their local library.

The Big Green The Big Green

Celebrate Spring at The Big Green. From 10am to 3pm on Saturday 3 September Helensvale Library and Cultural Centre are hosting a free day of fun-filled activities for the whole family. With a focus on sustainable living, the Big Green is a community celebration of the Gold Coast’s green lifestyle.

Enjoy live music with Gold Coast musicians Juzzie Smith, Raku O’Gaia, Harry J Hart and Hannah Mcleod. Encounter native wildlife and let the kids' creativity shine at the eco-friendly kids' craft activities, henna design and more. Discover environmentally friendly tips and tricks through interactive workshops featuring backyard beekeeping, raising happy chickens, cheese making, sugar-free jam making, natural kitchen remedies and edible flower cooking.

For workshop bookings and information about the event please phone Helensvale Library on 5581 1625.

Book Sale Book sale

Elanora Library is hosting the next book sale so come along and bag a bargain. There will be a huge variety of pre-loved books - all priced to sell!

Elanora Library, Saturday 3 September and Sunday 4 September from 9am to 4pm.

Key information