The Gladstone Regional Library service has a broad range of services available both in person and online.
Gladstone Regional Libraries have a range of services and collections available to improve the library accessibility to all of our patrons. A wide range of Audio and eBooks are available as well as Dyslexic Friendly and Large Print items.
Want to join an existing club or start one at your local library? We’ve got resources for starting your own bookclub available for members. If you don’t want to form your own why not join one of our library run clubs or join online for Ben’s Online Bookclub each month.
Computers and Printing
All 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 Boyne Island, Calliope and Gladstone City Libraries. More information is available here about types of prints and how to request them.
Collections for all Ages
Gladstone Regional Library branches have collections of fiction and non-fiction books for all ages, as well as large print books, magazines, CDs, audio books, and DVDs. To search our catalogue or join online just click here.
The Gladstone Libraries App is also available to download, to access the library catalogue, eLibrary resources, and store your library card on your phone so you’re never without it.
Programs for all Interests
With six branches region wide we offer a range of programs to suit all interests including:
- Adult Programs. Card & board games, movies, or just a cuppa and chat session, each of our library branches run a variety of programs aimed at adults.
- Children and Youths. Check out our Young Peoples pages for programs aimed at 0-18 years old.
- Gardening programs. To complement our free seed library, we have a range of gardening themed activities for all ages throughout the year.
- MakerTime programs. Like to make things with your hands? We’ve got a variety of Makerspace type activities for all ages to get their hands on.
- My Library Tech Help. Check out our range of Tech Help, Tech Savvy Seniors and other technology related programs.
Check out our What’s On page for upcoming events.
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
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.
Bookings to use the reader/printer (for microfiche & microfilm) can be made by phoning 4976 6400. More information and links to family history research sites are available via our Family History Online.
Justice of the Peace Service
A JP is available at some of our branches dependant on volunteer availability. A full list of dates and contact details are available on our Justice of the Peace page.
Local Author Books for Sale
Browse our Local Author page to discover what has been written about our region or by people who live (or have lived) here. We sell books for all ages and interests. Click here for lists, prices, and image galleries.
Meeting Rooms for Hire
Meeting rooms are available for hire at Boyne Island, Calliope and Gladstone City libraries; more information is available here.
Out & About Library Service
The Out & About Library van visits the communities of Wartburg, Lowmead, and Rosedale fortnightly on Mondays, the Boyne Valley on one Wednesday per fortnight, and Yarwun on Fridays on alternate weeks. The scheduled fortnightly visits and more information can be found here.
Seed Library & Community Gardens
The Seed Library is available at all branches of Gladstone Regional Libraries. We also have several community gardens cropping up where you can relax and enjoy the environment, assist with gardening tasks, and collect produce. More information is available here.