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A-Z of Library Services

A-Z of Library Services
Service Description
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Services The Nyeumba-Meta collection is housed at the Logan Central library library and contains 1,000 items including storytelling kits, books, videos and artefacts.
Accessibility Centre This special needs centre is located at Logan North Library and is designed to ensure equitable access to library material and services for members of our community with a disability.
Audio loops Audio loops allow people with a hearing impairment to access clear, distortion-free sound without the distraction of background noise. Audio loops have been installed in Logan Central and Logan North Library.
Catalogue Search our library catalogue to access over 600,000 items.
Cemetery index Search local cemetery listings by name or cemetery in the Logan history section of the website.
Children's Services Book clubs, story-times, activities and a special catalogue are available. More information can be found on the Kids pages of the website.
Collection Borrow from the extensive collections of books, magazines, DVDs, CDs and audio books in hard copy or digital. You can access the collection via the catalogue.
Computer classes Logan City Council Libraries offer regular training sessions to help you improve your computer skills. Online training courses are also available any hour of the day and can be accessed through the eResources section of the catalogue.
eBooks and eMedia E-books and audio books are available for free download from the library catalogue. See the eLibrary section of the catalogue.
Events calendar Hundreds of activities and events are held in Logan City Council Libraries every year to encourage literacy, leisure and learning for all ages. The events calendar lists all activities by date and library. Use the events calendar to register online to attend an upcoming event.
Genealogy and family history The Local Studies collection at Logan Central Library includes a wealth of genealogy resources to help you with your family history research. CDROM indexes are also available at every branch.
Home Library Service Logan City Council libraries, through a network of volunteer community workers, provides library material to residents of Logan City who are confined to home. More information is available on the home library page to enrol for this service or enlist as a volunteer.
Interlibrary loans If you can't find what you are after in our catalogue please ask a librarian to request it from another library.
Internet and computer access Free internet access is available at every branch library. Computers can also be used for Microsoft and selected CDROM applications. Bookings can be made online, by phone or in the library. Free wi-fi is also available at every library branch. 
Languages other than English (LOTE) Readers of languages other than English will find a range of magazines and newspapers available through Logan City Council libraries. Items can be found in the catalogue with a "subject browse" search using the phrase "text in…" (for example, "text in Japanese"). If your language is not available ask staff if it can be obtained from the State Library of Queensland.
Literacy services All Council libraries have a learning materials collection which contains material for people who need assistance in learning English or improving literacy and numeracy skills. The collection includes workbooks, graded readers, computer software and audio visual material.
Logan history Check our Logan history pages to find historical photos and local information. The Logan Central Library has a dedicated local studies room if further research is required.
Membership Proof of your identity and current address details is all that is required to become a member. Membership is free for Logan City residents. Please see the library membership for more information.
Online learning tools Members can access a wide range of online information and training courses to assist with research or general interest. These can be found under the eResources menu and most can be accessed from home at any time.
Photocopying and fax facilitiesLogan City Council Libraries offer black/white and colour photocopying and printing directly from library membership cards. Black and white copies are 15 cents for A4 and A3, colour A4 size photocopies and printouts are $2, and A3 size colour photocopies are $4. Public fax facilities are also provided for both sending and receiving faxes.
Research and readers advisory services All libraries have qualified reference librarians available to help with your information needs in person or electronically via the ask a librarian service. From "what do I read next" to "how can I make a robot", librarians are dedicated to helping you find answers to your questions.
What's on All nine libraries host regular free activities and events for all ages. These include training in technology, book clubs, story times, author visits and talks by guest speakers. To discover what else is happening at your library, check out the events calendar.
Young adult services Visit our teens area to find out more about our services to teens.