The Macleay Island Library is a community library managed by the M.I.Progress Association and is situated in the grounds of the association in Russell Terrace, Macleay Island.

The majority of books and other items have been generously donated by the local community, Seaview Times, Bayside Bulletin and Books n Art.

Finance for daily operation of the library, equipment, new books and ongoing improvements is obtained from fund raising by the ‘Friends of the Library’ and an annual grant from Redland City Council.

The ‘Friends of the Library’ are a group of volunteers who fundraise and assist the staff with various tasks such as cataloguing, ticketing and sorting.

Book readings for school children and pre-school children are held throughout the year.

Although this is not a council library, some of RCC library services can be accessed through the M.I.Library. Staff can organize memberships to RCC Libraries and request items for members. RCC library services provide a rotation of books etc every three months.

The Macleay Is Library is open Mondays 2-5pm, Tuesdays 10am – 1pm and Saturdays from 9am – 12 noon.


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