The Quilpie Library is located next door to the Quilpie Shire Council Administration building in Brolga Street, Quilpie. Our library services a large rural and remote area, including the townships of Quilpie, Eromanga, Toompine, Cheepie and Adavale. We also service the families on the many sheep and cattle properties in our Shire, as well as those on the oil, gas and opal mines. Due to the vast distances people must travel in our Shire to reach Quilpie, we offer a mail service. Essentially this means that those who reside out of town may request books to be delivered by mail truck.
Please note: Closed daily for lunch between 1pm - 2pm
Monday - Friday
10am - 1pm
2pm - 4.30pm
Saturday & Sunday
Online Library Services
Did you know that by joining your local library you can become a member of Rural Libraries Queensland (RLQ) Library Online? The RLQ online catalogue provides 24/7 access to the resources and services of the 28 participating councils in the network. Library members can request items, renew loans and access online resources, including ebooks, emagazines, downloadable audio books and music. To find out more information on how to access and use these services please drop into our Library and our staff will be happy to assist. Existing RLQ Library Online members can log in here.
If you are not already a RLQ Library member you can sign up here.
If you are constantly on the move, value-adding to your day is easy. Access your favourite eresources the streamlined way, via their dedicated mobile apps. There are mobile apps available from many of your favourite eresource vendors, including Borrowbox, Freegal, Kanopy, Lynda.com and RB Digital. See the guide below to get started.
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Explore your family’s story. Only available from Library computers. Ask at your local library. Access SLQ’s Family History services as well as links to eresources and internet sites that will help you with your genealogical research.
Remote access to this Ancestry Library Edition has been temporarily enabled for library members due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In-library-only access will be restored when public libraries reopen. To access, see the following steps:
- Navigate to the Aurora Montage catalogue
- Click on ‘Ancestry’ on main menu bar.
- Enter your library membership details in the new window.
- Click Login.
- Ancestry will open.
Complete archive of National Geographic Magazine, National Geographic Traveler magazine and National Geographic Kids Magazine. Latest issues are embargoed and not available for 2 months. Includes books, images & multimedia. Visit the National Geographic website National Geographic Virtual Library how-to-guide [PDF 348 KB]
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Comprehensive record of Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander publications. The database covers all forms of creative writing plus film, television, criticism and scholarship, by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island writers and literary and storytelling cultures. Access to the database is via Austlit.
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Want new sounds? Use your library membership to stream free music onto your digital device. Download yours to keep. New songs added each week.
Freegal has increased their streaming allowance from 8 hours of streaming to 24-hours-per-day streaming at no cost for library members during the COVID-19 pandemic.This is a temporary upgrade and will be in effect until September 30, 2020.
Visit the Freegal website or download the app
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