Programs and events

City Libraries offer a diverse and exciting range of free programs and events, for all interests and ages. There's 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.

Meet an author at City Libraries

There are lots of opportunities to meet a visiting author at our libraries up and down the Gold Coast. Join us to meet one of the following authors at our free events coming soon:

  • Kim Hodges: Girl on the Edge - Wed 28 to Fri 30 October at Elanora, Runaway Bay, Robina, Broadbeach and Helensvale libraries.
    Growing up in a small Australian country town can be a challenge if you don't fit in. Kim talks about her quest to find her identity and how moving to Sydney and travelling overseas helped. Find out more and book your place now.
  • Elina Juusola: Love on the Line - Wed 5 to Fri 7 October at Elanora, Robina, Runaway Bay, Broadbeach and Helensvale libraries.
    After falling into the clutches of an online scammer in her search for a potential partner, the author shares her advice on how to cope with the perils of finding love online. Find out more and book your place now.
  • Susan Duncan: The House on the Hill - Wed 12 October at Elanora Library.
    Meet the bestselling author and former editor of The Australian Women's Weekly and New Idea as she talks about her new book House on the Hill, out 3 October. Find out more and book your place now.


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 Volunteer STEAM facilitator form, and return it to their local library.

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