Library Services

Covid-19 restrictions may impact the availability of some services. Please check in-branch, or call us on 1300 366 616.

Shutterstock rzBook Club sets

Are you in a book club and want to access multiple copies of the same book for everyone to read? We can help you! With over 280 titles to choose from, Book Club sets contain 10 copies of the same title and are available for loan to registered participants. See our friendly staff about ordering books or arranging a place to meet. 

List of available titles (updated July 2020)


Elderly man reading shutterstock rzHousebound Services

Are you a resident of a nursing home, or have a family member who is? Cassowary Coast Libraries makes regular visits to nursing homes in Innisfail and Tully to deliver books and audio-books to residents who are library members. For more information, call us today on 1300 366 616.


Computer and wifi shutterstock rzComputers & Wi-Fi

All members of the public can enjoy free access to computers and Wi-Fi at all of our library branches. Computers are generally available for 1 hour per person, per day and computer bookings can be made up to 7 days in advance. Scanning and printing are also available. Please ask our friendly staff how to access our free wi-fi. 

Social distancing and hygiene regulations apply.

Storytime image square rzDaycare Visits

We bring story time to the community with regular visits to Day Care Centres across the region. Staff deliver our Baby Bounce and Story Time programs with stories and singing to support early literacy, communication and language skills.




Ill rzInter-Library Loans

Can't find what your're looking for? Ask our friendly staff about requesting a loan of that item through the inter-library loan service - a lending and resource sharing practice across Queensland public  libraries.


Signposts color rzLibrary Tours

Bring your class or community group for a free tour of your local library branch, and explore the great range of resources, services and other opportunities on offer. Students and members will also learn how to use and access library collections related to their interests. For bookings or more information, call 1300 366 616.  

  • Social distancing regulations apply.


Lote rzLOTE - Languages Other Than English

Access fiction and non-fiction books and dvds for adults and children in more than 50 languages through our bulk loan service with the State Library of Queensland.  Go to our Collections page for more information.


Meeting rzMeeting Rooms

Meeting rooms are available for hire by the public and private sector at our Cardwell, Innisfail and Mission Beach libraries. Meeting rooms are available both during and outside business hours.  To enquire or make a booking, please phone 1300 366 616.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, meeting room bookings must adhere to the 1 person per 2 square metres condition of entry. All persons using library meeting rooms must sign in using the Check In Qld app and practice social distancing.


Microfiche rzMicroform Reader

Access the library's collection of microfilm and microfiche historic records using the microform reader located at the Innisfail branch. Staff are available to provide training and demonstrate use of this equipment, including tips on searching and how to print records.

Social distancing and hygiene regulations apply.


Photocopying rzPrinting, Photocopying and Scanning

Printing of documents from our public computers and photocopying are available for a small fee from each of our lilbrary branches, as well as free scanning to email or USB. Staff are available to provide training and demonstrate use of this equipment.


Study rzReading & Study areas

We offer an array of comfortable seating for reading and relaxation, as well as a variety of tables for study and work. Where possible, power points are located within easy reach so that you can charge your laptops and devices.

  • Social distancing and hygiene regulations apply.