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Living book: Dead one day, laughing the next!

Julius Czerny shares the personal story of his own death, revival and complete recovery after dying from a sudden heart attack.

Living book: Dead one day, laughing the next!

2018 Inside Scoop

City Libraries presents seven exclusive events taking you behind the scenes of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

2018 Inside Scoop

After the wave: using forensic science

Forensic biologist and Major Crime Scientist, Kirsty Wright, will present on her experience leading DNA teams in the forensic operation to identify victims of the Boxing Day Tsunami.

After the wave: using forensic science

Make create day

Explore maker events at your local library with hands on workshops and creative activities for all ages.

Make create day

Welcome to City Libraries

Libraries closed for Queen's Birthday

Please note that all City Libraries will be closed for the Queen's Birthday public holiday on Monday 2 October. Our Online library will still be available. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday 3 October.


Subscribe to our new online Calendar of events

Our Calendar of Events is now paperless! Subscribe now to receive the Calendar of events direct to your inbox as an enewsletter every month. You can book events direct by clicking on the event of your choice, straight from the contents of enewsletter.

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Medici TV

Medici TV

Stream classical music content from a computer, smartphone or tablet device with Medici TV. Choose from a range of classical music concerts, ballet performances, operas and more!

More information on Medici TV.

Spotlight on Flipster


Instantly access your favourite popular magazines in an easy-to-read digital format with Flipster. Magazines can read in your browser, or downloaded via the free app for offline reading.

More information on Flipster.

BorrowBox ebook of the month - Work Strife Balance

Work Strife Balance by Mia Freedman

From the founder and director of Australian women's website, Mamamia comes Work Strife Balance, a book for all women about sharing failures and disappointments to make women feel less alone, less inadequate and less overwhelmed with juggling life.

Download from BorrowBox today.

BorrowBox eAudiobook of the month - Into the Water by Paula Hawkins

Into the Water by Paula Hawkins

Into the Water is the latest release from best selling author of The Girl on the Train, Paula Hawkins. Into the Water  is another addictive, new psychological thriller, where Jules is dragged back into the past, after the death of her sister Nel.

Download from BorrowBox today!

Trending with OverDrive - Last Days of Ava Langdon

Last Days of Ava Langon by Mark O'Flynn

Based on the infamous novelist Eve Langley, this Miles Franklin Longlist title revolves around Ava Langdon, an eccentric outcast, whose last days encapsulate the freedom of eccentricity and the sadness of isolation.

Download Last days of Ava Langdon from OverDrive today!

Zinio magazine of the month - Outdoor Entertaining Magazine

Outdoor Entertaining magazine

Inspiration for outdoor entertaining for the whole year round, Outdoor entertaining magazine provides tips on decorating and equipping outdoor spaces.

Download your free copy from Zinio today!