Townsville Reads

Important Note

In line with the Queensland Government's easing of the COVID-19 restrictions, the following facilities have now been re-opened.

  • CityLibraries Thuringowa Central, Flinders Street and Aitkenvale
    • A maximum of 100 people in the library at any one time.
    • Home and mobile libraries will also resume normal service.

Enjoy your reading and connect with other readers. CityLibraries offers reading programs and services for everyone in the community. Discover more here and in What's On. Subscribe to Learn Discover Connect eNews here.

Book clubs

Join a book club at your library. Meet other readers and discover new authors. CityLibraries hosts a variety of groups and events and can provide assistance to external groups. For more information visit our Book clubs page.

One Title One Townsville

This annual program is an opportunity for members of our community to read the same book during May Month of Learning. Read more about the books we have shared and find out which book to read this year.

What will I read next?

Ask us for some great reading recommendations, or check out our collection of online recommendation sites. For more information visit our What will I read next? page.

Local and Visiting Authors

Discover Townsville authors through their stories. Meet and work with the well-regarded authors who visit Townsville to host author talks and writing programs. For more information visit our Local and Visiting Authors page..

Let's Read in the Park

Reading is the most important thing you can do with your child. Ignite a passion for reading at Let's Read in the Park. Check back here or What's On Townsville for event updates.