Library Facilities

Information about library facilities, including information about the loans desk, reference desk, returns, catalogue, meeting rooms, study rooms and more.

Library facilities available
What
Available facilities
Accessibility Centre
  • Located at the Logan North library
  • Contains equipment and computer programs to assist patrons with visual, hearing, speech and/or physical impairment
  • Useful to patrons learning English as a second language, or those who are undertaking reading development
  • Phone Logan North library for details on 07 3412 4143
Adult collections
  • Adult fiction is shelved alphabetically by the author's surname
  • Adult non-fiction section is shelved in numerical order according to subject using the Dewey Decimal Classification System
  • Paperbacks, romances and westerns are also available
Ask a Librarian desk
  • Trained staff can assist with a variety of queries
  • Find information for school projects
  • Reading recommendations
  • Research assignments, business and general interest topics
  • Extensive reference collection which contains general reference books, atlases and Council minutes
Audio visual
  • Material in formats such as DVDs, CDs, and MP3
  • Up to 20 of these items may be borrowed at any one time
Catalogue
  • Find and reserve items in the library collection
  • View your current loans and reservations
  • Extend the loan period of your items
  • Browse electronic journals and encyclopedia services from the Databases page
  • Subscribe to the library electronic newsletter to receive information about free events and competitions
  • Staff members are happy to assist in using the catalogue
Children's section
Drive through
  • Drive through featured at the Logan Hyperdome library to the right of the front entrance
  • Collect previously reserved items at the window
  • Return items through the after hours book chutes
  • A first for libraries in the Southern Hemisphere
Events
  • Free events for all ages held regularly at all libraries
  • Regular computer training held free of charge
  • View upcoming events in our Events Calendar
General facilities
  • Free parking and wheelchair accessibility
  • Toilets with baby change facilities
  • Fax facilities
  • Water fountains
  • Community notice boards
  • Colour and black-and-white photocopiers
  • Display space for community use (conditions apply)
  • Coffee and cold drink machines at most libraries
Listening posts
  • Two sets of headphones linked to a ten CD stacker of current hits
  • CDs are changed monthly
  • Located in the Young Adult area at the Logan Hyperdome and Logan West libraries
Loans desk
  • Join the library
  • Borrow your library items
  • Reserve items free of charge
  • Collect reservations
  • Helpful library staff are happy to answer your questions
  • Self-checkout machines for patron use at most libraries
Local Studies
  • Genealogical resources for east coast Australian states
  • Immigration records for Queensland
  • Information about Logan City's history and contemporary life (including photographs, maps, transcripts of oral history recordings and various local newspapers dating back to 1878)
  • Located on the lower level of the Logan Central library
  • For more information call the Local Studies Librarian on 07 3412 4165
Magazines
  • Extensive selection of magazines
  • Available for borrowing or reading in the library
  • Shelved alphabetically by title for easy selection
  • Local and interstate newspapers are available for reading
Meeting rooms
  • Seating capacity of up to 50 people
  • Rooms feature automatic hot water, crockery, Tele-video/DVD, whiteboard, data projector and screen, tables and chairs
  • Meeting rooms available at Beenleigh, Logan Central, Logan Hyperdome, Logan North, Logan West and Marsden libraries
  • Available to community organisations that are registered as members of the library
  • For details and bookings contact the library
Multimedia
  • Free Internet, Office software and CD-ROM access
  • Access to genealogy resources
  • Scanner available at each branch
  • Black and white and colour printing facilities
  • Bookings are essential and can be made through library staff or online
  • Training sessions on basic Internet searching, email and basic computer instructions are available (bookings are essential)
Returns
  • Return chutes are found inside all the libraries
  • After-hours returns are located outside each library
Study rooms
  • Equipped with a Tele-video and a CD/Cassette Player
  • Ideal environment for study or relaxing reading
  • Small study carrels are also available at all libraries
Young adult section
  • Magazines, CDs, DVDs, fiction and non-fiction material suitable for teenagers
  • Study desks and comfortable couches
  • Listening posts are located in the Young Adult area at the Logan Hyperdome and Logan West libraries
WIFI facilities
  • Access to WIFI is available free of charge at all branches to library members as per our Terms and Conditions.
Workshop manuals
  • Vehicle maintenance manuals available for use within the library
  • Free photocopies of up to 10 percent or one chapter are available
Conditions of Use Logan City Council Libraries will exercise due care in relation to all exhibits but will not accept responsibility for any loss or damage when in custody of Logan City Council Libraries or in the course of transit.