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Writers' block

31 May - Robina branch library. Cultivate your writing craft with support from successful authors

SMART Motorcycle Training

Youth Week 2014 competition

1 - 30 April. Enter Instacomp and go in the draw to win a GoPro

Love Your City

World Book Night

23 April - Broadbeach branch library. Celebrate books and reading on Shakespeares 450th birthday

Earth Hour 2012

Will reading the classics make you a better person?

14 May - Elanora branch library. Talk about the question in a relaxed environment with light refreshments.

Annual Report 2010-11


City Libraries will be closed for the Easter holiday period from Friday 18 April until Tuesday 22 April and for the ANZAC Day Public Holiday on Friday 25 April.  The Online library is available 24/7 for your convenience.

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.

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One click digital eAudiobook of the month

That close

Download That close written and narrated by Suggs. Free on One click digital.

More information on the One click digital eAudiobook of the month.

Bolinda Digital Borrow Box

Borow box

Thousands of eBooks and eAudiobooks available for download. Lots of popular books and authors including Markus Zusak, Matthew Reilly and Katherine Howell.

More information on Bolinda Digital Borrow Box.



Choose from millions of songs to download and play on your computer, smartphone or tablet.

More information on Freegal.


Berg fashion library

Berg fashion library

Images and information on world dress and fashion throughout history for anyone interested in fashion or costumes

More information on Berg fashion library.


Online ebook club


This month, we're discussing Yann Martel's Life of Pi.

For more information, visit Online ebook club.



Choose from hundreds of popular and special interest magazines to download and read on your computer, tablet or smartphone.

More information on Zinio