Online library

Welcome to your online library. Explore our catalogue and the range of online services and collections that you can access via the internet anywhere, anytime.

Please note: Some of the material contained in our online resources may include content suitable for a mature audience only. Parents and guardians are responsible for monitoring the use by any child under the age of 18 years.

Find articles

Search our range of databases to find articles and information on a wide range of subjects including business, health and science. Great for research and study.

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ebooks and eaudiobooks

Choose from a wide variety of ebooks and eaudiobooks to read on your computer, phone, tablet, ereader or portable device.

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Music and film

Listen to music with millions of songs available including pop, country, classical, rock, alternative and more. Watch award-winning independent feature films and documentaries online.

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Magazines and newspapers

Choose from a wide variety of popular and special interest magazines and newspapers to read online including Woman's Day, Australian Home Beautiful and The Economist.

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Watch past events

Missed an event hosted by City Libraries? Now you can watch it online. We have filmed a number of past events including author talks, author interviews, living books and more.

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Computer training

Access a wide variety of computer training programs for beginners through to advanced. Learn computer basics, improve your typing skills, create a website and so much more.

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Learn a language

Learn a new language with fun, interactive online courses. Available for adults, children and ESL learners.

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Kid's space

Play games, get homework help, find your next favourite author, read an ebook or learn a language. Just for kids.

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Family history research

Discover your family history with our huge collection of historical records including census data, births, deaths and marriages, historical newspapers, military records, wills and more.

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For readers

Immerse yourself in all things reading with book recommendations.

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Hobbies, crafts and DIY

Discover new hobbie, take up knitting, learn a new recipe or work on your car with these online DIY and craft guides.

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Gold Coast history

Explore the history of the Gold Coast with our Picture Gold Coast collection and more.

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