Updates to Library Services

20/01/2022 - Aitkenvale and Flinders Street Libraries will be closed every Saturday and Sunday until 7 March 2022, Thuringowa Library will remain open as per normal operating hours.

19/01/2022 -  Mobile Library Services have been suspended until further notice.


Our top priority is the health and wellbeing of our visitors, employees, and volunteers, as well as the greater community.

Please see what the new measures implemented by the Queensland Government mean for visitors to Townsville City Council venues and events (PDF)

Townsville CityLibraries Strategic Plan

Townsville CityLibraries Strategic Plan 2020-2024 outlines the City of Townsville’s goals and objectives in relation to library services into the future.

Welcome to CityLibraries

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

Visit the Library

You will not need a booking if you plan to visit the library. A maximum of 100 people in the library at any one time will apply during the week and on weekends.

During your visit, please ensure that you maintain at least 1.5m social distancing and practice good hygiene.

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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