Townsville Citylibraries is Always Open Online
Are you researching for a school, university or work project? We offer a range of online research materials to help you find what you are looking for. We also offer classes and programs, and a wide range of books to read; both print and online.
See our resources below or ask our library staff for assistance.
Use the Citylibraries catalogue to search for books, eBooks, eAudiobooks, DVDs, magazines and weblinks across all Citylibraries branches. Check your loans, renew, reserve and request online at My Library.
- Picture Townsville - explore Townsville's history through pictures.
- Townsville History Online - find out what's in the Local History collection.
eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and eMovies
Borrow and download or stream eContent online via your browser or app – free access with your library card (individual data fees may apply).
Online information for research and study
Free access to current information from authoritative sources - many with automatic citations, which are great for your reference list.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Murri) Services
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and history with the Norman B. Tindale collection and genealogy resources. Participate in major cultural events and book club gatherings.
More information is available on our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community page.
Want to keep up-to-date with the latest news and historical news? We have print newspapers, news online and on the big screens.
For more information, read our newspaper information sheet.
An information and research service largely for Townsville City Council staff and councillors.
Some resources are also available to the public.