Our Services

The Library Out and About van visits the communities of Wartburg, Lowmead, and Rosedale fortnightly on Mondays, and Nagoorin and Builyan on one Wednesday per fortnight. The scheduled fortnightly visits and more information can be found here.

 

Home Library Service

Gladstone Regional Libraries provide a Home Library Service to residents of Gladstone, Boyne Island, Tannum Sands and Calliope. The Home Library Service caters to the needs of residents who are unable to visit a library due to medical, physical, or other special reasons. For more information click here

 

Information Services & My Library Tech Help

Librarians are available to assist you with finding information in the libraries’ collection or online. For further information and some assistance finding reliable websites go to our Information Links page or drop-down list.

The My Library – Technology and Information Assistance service provides individual instruction and small group classes on using technology or finding information.

 

Our libraries have computers for public access with free internet access and a variety of software. Printing from our computers and photocopying are available for a fee. For more information go to Computers & Printing.

3D printers are available at Gladstone City Library and Calliope Library.  They are situated in public areas for viewing but can only be operated by staff. More information is available here about types of prints and how to request them.

 

History and Genealogy

Gladstone City Library has a Local Collection Room which houses the local history and genealogy collections. The room contains books, reports, newspaper clippings, microfiche and microfilm, and other paraphernalia. More information and links to family history research sites are available via our Family History Online.

Bookings to use the reader/printer (for microfiche & microfilm) can be made by phoning 4976 6400.

 

Programs & Collections for Adults

Gladstone Regional Libraries’ branches have collections of fiction and non-fiction books for adults, as well as large print books, magazines, CDs, audio books, and DVDs. All library branches run a variety of events and programs for adults throughout the year. Events and programs include information sessions, workshops, and entertainment to provide opportunities for lifelong learning and meeting people in the local community. Go to our What’s On page or individual branch pages for more information.

 

Programs and Collections for Children and Youth

Gladstone Regional Libraries’ branches all have collections of materials for children and young people. The collections include fiction and non fiction books, DVDs, CDs, audio books, and digital resources, specifically for children. Most of the branches have toys and puzzles for young children to play with in the libraries.

Children’s programs are held at each branch and include, school holiday activities, school visits, and regular storytelling sessions.

 

Seed Library & Community Gardens

The Seed Library is available at all branches of Gladstone Regional Libraries. Calliope and Gladstone City libraries both have community gardens where you can relax and enjoy the environment, assist with gardening tasks, and collect produce. More information is available here.

 

Meeting Rooms for Hire

Meeting rooms are available for hire at Boyne Island and Gladstone City libraries; more information is available here or contact on of our libraries.

 

Disability Access

Gladstone Regional Libraries are fully accessible to people in wheelchairs, including car park facilities and lift access at Gladstone City Library.