Libraries

Southport Library

All of our libraries remain closed to the public

From Saturday 16 May, you will be able to return items to our Southport, Elanora and Helensvale libraries via the 24 hour return chutes. Please note returns can only be made using the external return chutes, and at these three library locations only.

All of our libraries continue to remain closed to the public. We will continue to keep you updated as additional restrictions are eased. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for the latest updates.

We apologise for any inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

Updated: 13 May 2020

Southport library

Corner Garden and Lawson Streets
Southport QLD 4215

Phone: 07 5581 7200
Fax: 07 5581 7206

Ask a librarian online contact form

How do I get there?

Ample free car parking is available, accessible from Lawson Street, for one hour and three hour periods.

View the TransLink website for public transport routes in your local area.

Opening hours

  • Monday: 8am - 6pm
  • Tuesday: 8am - 6pm
  • Wednesday: 8am - 6pm
  • Thursday: 8am - 8pm
  • Friday: 8am - 6pm
  • Saturday: 9am - 4pm 
  • Sunday: Noon - 4pm

Services and facilities

  • Local Studies Library
  • wide selection of fiction and non-fiction books for adults, young people and children
  • children's section with books, CDs, DVDs, graphic novels and games
  • young people's sections with books, CDs, DVDs, graphic novels and games
  • PCs with internet access and Microsoft Office (bookings advisable)
  • large print and audio books
  • newspapers and magazines
  • books and magazines in community languages
  • language tapes, CDs and DVDs
  • adult literacy resources
  • community notice board
  • photocopying and printing
  • self-serve loans units
  • disabled access with automatic doors
  • disabled parking
  • lift
  • after hours return
  • community meeting room
  • email kiosk
  • refreshment facility
  • public access wireless Internet.

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