Ipswich Libraries is the community hub of lifelong learning and engagement for Ipswich. A 21st century library service with an extensive range of books, movies, music, internet access, workshops, programs for children and MakerSpace, where where you can learn new skills in crafting, 3D-design and printing.

With an array of online services and resources available from anywhere at any time, as well as a mobile library which regularly services suburbs across Ipswich, Ipswich Libraries gives everyone from children to seniors the chance to enjoy learning, share ideas and have fun.

Your FREE library membership gives you 24/7 access to our virtual library from your computer or smartphone and enables you to:

  • Download e-books, audio-books, magazines and music
  • Read international newspapers
  • Stream movies and documentaries
  • Learn about automobile repair, craft and health, literature, science and the environment
  • Get real time help with homework and study
  • Get help with your resume and job search skills
  • Learn a new language
  • Play games and hear stories to improve early literacy and numeracy
  • Access mobile library services.

Library Operating Hours

Ipswich Central Library
Ipswich Global Information Centre
40 South Street, Ipswich

  • Monday 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
  • Tuesday 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
  • Wednesday 9.00 am - 6.00 pm
  • Thursday 9.00 am - 7.00 pm
  • Friday 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
  • Saturday 9.00 am - 2.00 pm
  • Sunday 9.00 am - 2.00 pm

Redbank Plains Library
Moreton Avenue, Redbank Plains

  • Monday 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
  • Tuesday 11.00 am - 7.00 pm
  • Wednesday 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
  • Thursday 1.00 pm - 5.00 pm
  • Friday 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
  • Saturday 9.00 am - 12.00 pm
  • Sunday Closed

Redbank Plaza Library
Redbank Plaza Shopping Centre
Collingwood Drive, Redbank

  • Monday 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
  • Tuesday 1.00 pm - 5.00 pm
  • Wednesday 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
  • Thursday 11.00 am - 7.00 pm
  • Friday 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
  • Saturday 9.00 am - 12.00 pm
  • Sunday Closed

Springfield Central Library
Cnr Main Street and Sirius Drive
Orion Springfield Central, Springfield Central

  • Monday 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
  • Tuesday 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
  • Wednesday 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
  • Thursday 9.00 am - 8.00 pm
  • Friday 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
  • Saturday 10.00 am - 3.00 pm
  • Sunday 10.00 am - 3.00 pm

For further information visit the Ipswich Libraries website