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Check It Out

Keep up to date with what's happening at Gold Coast Libraries with the latest issue of Check It Out. Find out about free events and enjoy exclusive content including interviews, articles, book reviews and latest releases. Find them at your local library throughout the month or download a copy to read now.

Check It Out – December 2023 / January 2024(PDF, 15MB)

Holiday opening hours

Our libraries will be operating on reduced hours throughout the holiday.

Sunday 24 December Closed
Monday 25 December Closed
Tuesday 26 December Closed
Wednesday 27 December 9am – 5pm
Thursday 28 December 9am – 5pm
Friday 29 December 9am – 5pm
Saturday 30 December Regular Saturday hours
Sunday 31 December Closed
Monday 1 January Closed
Tuesday 2 January Regular opening hours

Burleigh Heads and Coolangatta will continue to close at their regular time of 4pm.

Ormeau Community Lounge and Library will be closed from Sunday 24 December to Monday 1 January (inclusive).

The Mobile Library will close from Friday 23 December to Monday 1 January (inclusive).

All libraries will be back to their regular opening hours from Tuesday 2 January.

Current opening hours

Visit our libraries page for more information on our library locations and services.

Library MON - FRI Sat Sun
Robina, Southport 9am – 6pm 9am – 4pm 9am – 4pm
Broadbeach, Elanora, Helensvale, Runaway Bay 9am – 6pm 9am – 4pm Closed
Burleigh Waters, Nerang, Upper Coomera 9am – 6pm 9am – 1pm Closed
Burleigh Heads, Coolangatta 9am – 4pm Closed Closed
Ormeau Community Lounge and Library
9am – 4pm

(Closed Mondays)

9am – 1pm Closed

BorrowBox app issue

Some customers may be experiencing issues when trying to download or play eAudiobooks using BorrowBox. If you experience this, please uninstall and reinstall the application in the Apple App Store or Android Play Store to ensure you have the latest version.

Kanopy update

You can now watch even more content for free with Kanopy! We have doubled the tickets available to watch content, making it easier for you to select and view our great range of movies, TV shows and documentaries. Download the Kanopy app and sign in with your library card to access for free.

Community events

Looking for ways to connect with your local community? Check out community led events held at your local library. From knitting to poetry, you’re sure to find a local group to join.

Need help?

Our customer service team is here to help you.

Contact us by phone 07 5667 5940 or email

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