Events & activities

You'll find much more to do than you ever imagined at your local branch library. An exciting range of activities and special events are held in City Libraries across the city.

There is no charge to attend any City Libraries event. All session times and booking information is available online.

City Libraries' Big Book Sale

Bag a bargain from a great variety of books - priced to sell
Friday 24 July, 4pm - 7pm
Saturday 25 July, 8am - 2pm
Nerang Bicentennial Community Centre, 833 Southport-Nerang Road, Nerang

Teen Read WeekTeen Read Week

Come along and celebrate Teen Read Week from 10-18 July. We have a huge range of events on offer across all branch libraries including a Divergent trivia contest, Loud in the Library with teen authors and an Instagram competition. Find more information in our Teen Read Week Program (1.05MB) and book online through our City Libraries events calendar.


Meet a Living Book

A Living Book is a real life story told by its owner. Come along to one of our sessions from May to July and hear members of our community tell their personal, inspirational stories. Book online through our City Libraries events calendar. You can find more information on individual sessions in our Living Books Brochure (725KB).

Gold Coast events

The City of Gold Coast events calendar lists family-friendly, community, free and low-cost events taking place across the Gold Coast every week.

Find out about other Gold Coast attractions and things to do - visit our beachfront esplanades, shopping precincts and markets, exhilarating theme parks and relaxing restaurants. The Gold Coast's attractions are diverse and colourful in nature and offer a wealth of entertainment and activities for visitors and residents to enjoy.

More Gold Coast is your guide to events on the Gold Coast, including activities, exhibitions, markets, sport, community, art, culture and much more.

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