If you’re searching for the best public libraries in Brisbane, this post will help. In it, we’ve featured 10 of Brisbane’s finest libraries.
The Bulimba library has long been a place where residents come to enjoy the many services and facilities on offer. There is free parking and wheelchair access here.
If you’re looking to hire a meeting room, you can do that here, and if you’re looking for some events to entertain you, there’s plenty to choose from here. Of course, it’s worth browsing through their great catalogue too. You’ll find books, magazines, movies and more!
Don’t miss out on everything on offer at this library. Call in today or contact them for more info.
2. Holland Park
This library is worth visiting just to take advantage of all the events and facilities they offer. In addition, they have some unique features here, including an Arabic collection, and they are breast-feeding friendly.
You can use a scanner or a photocopier here, and there are lots of newspapers and magazines available if you just want to sit and read in peace. In addition, you can join the library if you live or work in Brisbane, which will give you access to the entire catalogue and allow you to borrow books, CDs, DVDs and ebooks. Plus, there’s free Wi-Fi here too!
There’s a lot to enjoy at this library. Call them today to find out what else is happening.
The Mitchelton Library has a beautiful outdoor area where you can sit and read your books, magazines, or newspapers or use free Wi-Fi while enjoying the outdoors. This library is a go-to for locals in the area, and it’s also a popular destination for visitors.
You can book a meeting room for your event. Join the library today and sign up for a library card. There’s an extensive catalogue here, and you can borrow books. If you want to return your books after hours, there’s an after-hours return chute. Plus, there are plenty of events for the whole family on offer here.
Want to find out more? Drop in to see for yourself or call the friendly library staff for more information
4. Mt Coot-tha
This stunning library is situated in the Brisbane Botanical Gardens and is surrounded by beautiful native plants. It is more than just a library with books and houses world-class collections on landscape design, horticulture/gardening and botany.
The events open to the public that you can take advantage of include Botanical Bling and Saturday Makerspace, which encourages people of all ages to be crafty. You can also use their photocopier, take advantage of their free Wi-Fi, jump on a computer, and browse the internet.
Come and see Brisbane’s fantastic Botanical Gardens and visit their library on the same day. Call them today for more info.
The Banyo Library is wheelchair accessible and breastfeeding friendly, so it is accessible for people from all walks of life! The meeting room available to hire here comes with a handy kitchenette. There’s off-street parking available too.
If you like keeping up to date with the latest news and current affairs, you’ll love this library’s New Lounge, where you can go and read and listen to current news items. They have an extensive catalogue here. Join the library, and not only will it allow you to borrow books from their catalogue instantly, but it will also let you borrow ebooks from the online catalogue.
This library is a gem. Check it out for yourself, or call the helpful librarians for more info.
This open-plan library is spacious inside and is bathed in natural light due to the large windows surrounding the entire building. This library holds regular events that locals regularly enjoy.
If you want to jump on a computer, you can do that here. They have free Wi-Fi, too, so you can connect with your phone or tablet. If you want to do any scanning or copying, there are facilities for that also, and there are current magazines and newspapers to read as well. If that’s not enough, check out their catalogue and browse their massive book collection.
You don’t want to miss everything on offer at this library. Contact them to find out more.
The Coopers Plains Library has a sleek, modern design and offers you a warm and friendly environment once inside. It is a go-to place for people of all ages in the Brisbane area who enjoy using the library’s community-based services and facilities.
There are a couple of unique features in this library. They have a large Chinese collection, and when you book a meeting room, they come with a hearing loop which allows deaf people to listen to sounds transferred directly to their assisted listening devices. You won’t be disappointed by their extensive catalogue here, and if you sign up to join the library, you can borrow books and enjoy many other activities.
There’s much more to enjoy here. To get information on all the activities available, call them today.
As part of the Fairfield Gardens Shopping Centre, this library is bustling and is in a handy location. The Fairfield library has a dedicated area set up for toddlers with a small toy train that they can play and sit in to read books.
There are reference services here, and if you want to find out any local council information or pay a parking fine, you can do that here. Feel like relaxing and reading a book after walking through the shopping centre? They’ve got a great catalogue here, and the librarians can help you find the perfect book. There are also some great events for babies and toddlers and people who need help with technology.
Drop into the library to see what’s on offer or contact them for more information.
One of the things you’ll notice when you come into the Inala library is the beautiful mural on the wall depicting a beach scene in Brisbane. Also, there is seating where you can sit with your laptop and enjoy the scenery through the wide windows that let in natural light.
This library has unique language collections, including Samoan, Sinhalese, Vietnamese and Spanish. Join the library, and you can borrow these and other materials. You can use their computers to browse the internet here, and if you need to do some scanning or copying, they have the facilities to do that also. Need a meeting room? They have one here available to hire also.
You’ll love visiting this library. Call them to find out more.
The Toowong Library is part of the Toowong Shopping Centre and, as such, is a busy library. It has a large, carpeted area in the centre of the library where there are comfortable armchairs set up for visitors to sit in and relax. There’s lots of natural light that shines into this library, making it environmentally friendly.
You can enjoy a Spanish and Hindi collection here, and there are lots of digital resources to take advantage of. Sit down and relax and enjoy reading their newspapers or magazines or browse through their vast catalogue and find a good book. You can also join the library, and then you’ll be able to enjoy everything on offer, including some fantastic events.
You won’t regret checking out this library. To find out what else is on here, call them today.