Libraries Libraries

Libraries in the Longreach Region

Longreach Regional Council offers library services to the Longreach, Ilfracombe and Isisford communities.  All libraries provide traditional resources, as well as online resources, including E-Books, E-Audio Books and free downloadable music.



Rural Libraries Queensland

Longreach Regional Council is a participant in Rural Libraries Queensland – a collaboration between local councils and the State Library of Queensland. Members can request items, renew loans and access online resources. Library members can download from home their choice of eAudiobooks, free Music, eBooks, Magazines and Tumblebooks. All you require is a current library membership card and PIN number. Visit the catalogue webpage for more information

Library Locations and Opening Hours Library Locations and Opening Hours

Longreach Library

Location: 106 Eagle Street

Phone: (07) 4658 0735


  Opening Hours:

    Monday                        1.00pm – 5.00pm

    Tuesday                       9.30am – 12.30pm and 3.00pm – 5.00pm

    Wednesday                  12.30pm – 5.00pm

    Thursday                     9.30am – 12.30pm and 3.00pm – 5.00pm

    Friday                         12.30pm – 5.00pm

    Saturday                     9.00am – 12.00pm

Ilfracombe Library

Location: Ilfracombe Post Office, 20 Main Avenue

Phone: (07) 4658 2197


  Opening Hours:

    Monday to Friday            9.00am – 12.00pm and 2.00pm – 4.45pm

    Closed on weekends and Public Holidays.

Isisford Library

Location: 20 Mary Street

Phone: (07) 4658 8917


  Opening Hours:

    Monday to Friday            9.00am – 5.00pm

    Closed on weekends and Public Holidays.

Further Information Further Information

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi is available during Library operating hours.


Computers and IPads

Computers are free of charge to all Library Members.  Printing, photocopying and scanning are availabe, fees apply. 



The Longreach Library participates with the Universal Family Literacy Program, which is aimed to supporting a stronger language and literacy environment for children and babies.  For more information, please contact the Longreach Library (07) 4658 0735.


Inter-Library Loans

This service is provided for members who would like to obtain material that are not available from the Rural Libraries Queensland catalogue.


Workshops and Activities

Throughout the year all three Libraries run Technology Training, Children's Activities, Rhyme/Sroty Time, Robotics and various displays.  For more information, please contact the Longreach Library (07) 4658 0735.

How to Join How to Join

Membership - Free and is open to all residents (identification required) - membership form

Borrowing Period - Three weeks with 5 items per membership.

Returns - Items can be returned to any of the three libraries or via the after hours return shute.