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Join the challenge

Read for 40 days or in 40 ways and go in the draw to win one of 40 $100 vouchers! Open to all ages.

Read for 40 days or in 40 ways and go in the draw to win 1 of 40 $100 vouchers! Open to all ages.

Digital skills for life and work

Get connected and learn how to communicate and access information online with our free workshops.

Digital skills for life and work

Special Needs Library

Our Special Needs Library provides a range of resources and equipment to assist with the development and rehabilitation of children, youth and adults.

Special Needs Library

Share, talk and read sessions in the park

Free sessions throughout January for parents/carers and their children 0-5 years. Find out locations and times.

Share, talk and read sessions in the park

Welcome to Gold Coast Libraries

If you are visiting the library over the holidays we have made some slight changes to our opening hours, find out our Christmas and New Year opening hours. Don't forget our online library is always open, access ebooks, eaudiobooks, magazines, newspapers, movies and more 24/7.

We wish all of our customers a safe and happy festive season!

Did you know that membership is free for Gold Coast residents and ratepayers? Join up at one of our 12 libraries and access our collection of books, magazines, DVDs or check out our online library.


Kanopy - stream films anytime, anywhere for free!


Be entertained and enriched with thoughtful, inspiring entertainment - free with your library membership.

Create an account and add your library card number and PIN to explore now. - Learning online

Choose from more than 3000 courses taught by experts in their field. Topics include SEO training, web design, marketing, business skills and many more professional development courses.

Check it out today!

BorrowBox ebook of the month - Gotta Get Theroux This

Barefoot Investor

From much-loved documentary maker Louis Theroux comes a funny, heartfelt and entertaining account of his life and weird times in TV.

Download from BorrowBox or borrow a copy from one of our libraries.

New release

Celeste Barber

The wait is over. The follow-up to Atwood's bestselling classic, The Handmaid's Tale, is here!

Place a hold today.

488 Rules For Life: The thankless art of being correct

Book cover of the Wonderful World of Maths

488 Rules for Life is not a self-help book, because it's not you who needs help, it's other people. What started as a joke on Kitty Flanagan's popular segment on ABC TV's The Weekly, is now a quintessential reference book with the power to change society. (Or at least make it a bit less irritating).

Place a copy on hold today!

RBdigital magazine of the month - National Geographic


National Geographic contains the latest in science, exploration and culture and will open your eyes to the world's many wonders.

Download your free copy from RBdigital today!