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.


Celebrate Australian wildlife during Zootober. Meet some native Australian Critters from David Fleay Wildlife Park, get hands-on experience with some of Dreamworld's wildlife and create a Koala Cube Calendar.  Check pages 10-11 of our Calendar of Events for full details and book online through our City Libraries Events Calendar
City Libraries Calendar of Events: October to November (PDF 1.4MB)

Storytime with Mem Fox and Judy Horacek

Australia’s favourite picture book creators Mem Fox and Judy Horacek read their latest book 'This & That'.
Thursday 15 October, 9.30am - 10.30am
Helensvale Branch Library
Book online through our City Library Events Calendar.

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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