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City Libraries' Big Book Sale

Bag a bargain from a great variety of books - priced to sell. Friday 4 September, 4pm - 7pm and Saturday 5 September, 8am - 2pm at Nerang Bicentennial Community Centre.

Armchair travel: Walking the Camino

Words Out Children's Creative Writing Competition

Win an iPad with your story or poem using the theme 'Light'. Competition is open for kids and teens up to 17 years of age.

Meet a 'Living Book'

Transparent Language Online

Learn a new language online with your City Libraries membership.

Teen Read Week

Next Reads Newsletters

Sign up for our Next Reads newsletters and get great book suggestions delivered to your email inbox.

City Libraries' Big Book Sale


City Libraries will be closed on Friday 28 August for the Gold Coast show day public holiday. Our online library is available 24/7 for your convenience. 

Search the Library catalogue

City Libraries has 13 branches and a mobile library service, providing access to nearly one million items in regular and large print, audio and electronic formats, as well as free community access to computers, wifi, and community meeting rooms. We offer an exciting program of activities and events designed to inspire, entertain and inform. We also offer valuable community spaces for you to connect, learn and relax. Membership is available to all Gold Coast residents and ratepayers.

Explore our website and make the most of your membership today.


One Click Digital eaudiobook of the month

The Light Behind the Window follows the story of two women - one unravelling a mystery in present day France and the other living through WWII in Paris.

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Beamafilm of the month

Citizenfour provides an exclusive front-row seat to the moment Edward Snowden changed history with his revelations of widespread government surveillance around the world.

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Transparent Language Online

Learn a new language with Transparent Language Online. Fun, interactive online lessons for over 90 languages including English.

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Ziptales includes interactive readers, puzzles, games and more to foster creativity and a love of reading in children aged 5 - 12.

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Online ebook club


This month, we're discussing Nicholas Carr's The Shallows, a book that explores the way the Internet changes our brain.

For more information, visit Online ebook club.


Oxford Music Online

Explore musical styles, periods including bibliographies and audio samples.

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