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Gold Coast Libraries is one of Australia’s largest public library services. We provide access to nearly one million items to borrow, download or stream. We also offer an exciting program of activities and events to inspire, entertain and inform, and enticing community spaces for you to connect, learn and relax in.


Membership is available to all Gold Coast residents and ratepayers, as well as visitors to our city. Explore our website and make the most of your membership today.

The Gold Coast’s first public library opened in Southport in 1958, as the new city of Gold Coast began to grow. Read more about our history. Our network now has 12 libraries, along with a mobile libraryLocal Studies LibrarySpecial Needs Library and our Book Box early years library in Ormeau.

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