Welcome to CityLibraries

CityLibraries branches will reopen from Saturday 16 May, 2020.

CityLibraries has three locations in Flinders Street, Aitkenvale and Thuringowa Central as well as our Mobile Library service.

Book your Library visit

To book your library visit please choose which one of our branches below and follow the prompts. Strictly one booking per person, this includes children and infants.

A maximum of 10 people in the library at any one time and ensure that you maintain at least 1.5m social distancing and practice good hygiene.

We ask that you do not visit if you have:

  • Fever or symptoms of respiratory infection (cough, sore throat, shortness of breath)
  • Returned from overseas in the last 14 days
  • Been in close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the last 14 days
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Click and Collect

We are now offering a Click and Collect service seven days a week from Saturday 16 May – it’s simple! Reserve your items online below or by phoning 4727 9666 between 8am-6pm weekdays and our friendly staff will help find what you want.Click and Collect


You can now return your items seven days a week. All returns will be quarantined for 24 hours and sanitised prior to being placed back on the shelves.

Find out more about our libraries in the links below.

Townsville CityLibraries receives financial assistance from the Queensland Government through State Library of Queensland.

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