Our Libraries

Rural Libraries Queensland Rural Libraries Queensland

Rural Libraries Queensland (RLQ) is a partnership between State Library and 30 local governments in Queensland.

By sharing a common catalogue of more than 300,000 items, every resident of RLQ councils is able to view real-time location and availability data on all RLQ collections.

ONLINE CATALOGUE

How to Get Involved

Your library is a space for entertainment, discovery and imagination.  Whether you want to use services, meet new people, show your support, make a suggestion or just have some fun, there are so many ways you can get involved with your library;

  • Story Time sessions aim to foster a love of books and reading, as well as important listening and social skills. Story time sessions are held at the St George Library, from 10:00 to 10:45 on the 2nd Friday of every month.  Stories and activities aimed at 2 -5 years old, however all children are welcome to come along.
  • Summer Reading Club has a program of activities to keep kids busy, reading and active in the school holidays, ask your librarian for more information.
  • Start a Book Club, book club sets are available for loan to established book club groups. Book club coordinators should contact their local library and register the group to access these sets.  Book Clubs
  • Languages other than English: Books in languages other than English may be requested for loan through the State Library of Queensland. Contact your local library staff for assistance.
  • Free access is provided to library members to Library PressDisplay - an online newspaper portal that offers over 200 newspapers from 70 countries around the world, in 37 languages.
  • MyLanguage offers access to online resources in over 65 languages, visit http://www.mylanguage.gov.au/
  • Suggest items for purchase - all library members are welcome to login to the online catalogue and suggest materials for purchase via the Suggestion link. Your suggestions for purchase are evaluated against basic selection criteria and the scope of the collection. Material not suitable for purchase may be obtained on inter-library loan.
  • Donations - the Library Service welcomes donations of print materials in good condition that meet the needs of our collection. All donations are carefully evaluated along with the need to add additional copies of titles that are already held in the collection. Donations are accepted on the clear understanding that the library service may dispose of these items at any time.

Facilities and Services

A meeting room is available at the St George Library, with tea and coffee facilities. Contact St George Library staff for more information, or to make a booking.

Access is available to Internet, printing, photocopying and a diverse range of online resources.  Contact your local library for more information.