There are ten library locations where you can enjoy books and facilities such as wifi, quiet areas and a variety of activities.

Our libraries provide up to date information and resources for members and visitors and
a range of books for adults, youth and juniors, large print resources and a variety of audio visual materials.

Low cost public internet and free wifi at Blackwater, Emerald and Springsure libraries is also accessible .


Click here to view the contact details for each library.

Access and browse through the CHRC Online Library Catalogue at home! View  what's in stock, what you have read, and even check your past loans plus write reviews for your favourite books!
Simply contacting your local library to get a PIN and password. then go to:

If you are find that you love the services of the Capella, Emerald and Springsure libraries, but just can't make it into town personally, try the Home Library Service.

Capella, Emerald and Springsure libraries have a well-established service delivering books, DVD's and audio recordings to your door.

If you would like more information, or would like to chat to someone about your library, please contact Anna in Emerald on 4982 3311, Janine in Springsure on (07 )4984 1265, Heather in Capella on (07) 4984 9650 or 1300 242 686 for other areas.

Borrow Box - Sign up and download our free BorrowBox app to access the latest fiction and non-fiction bestsellers in eBook or audiobook format. The app is suitable for both Apple and Android devices, making it so simple to download and listen or read anywhere, anytime. Four easy steps will get you started:

1. Make sure you have your library membership number, 4 digit password and valid email address before you start

3. Go to either Apple store or Google Play Store to download your free app

2. Search for "CHRC Libraries" and select

4. Enter your details and follow the instructions to browse, borrow, confirm and download.

Local Library Activities
Emerald, Springsure, Blackwater


Contact: Blackwater, Springsure, Emerald Libraries for more informatoin on Dates and Times

From basics to surfing the internet, this free 6 week course is designed to give participants the skills to use their computer effectively. Bookings are essential for each session as places are limited. Some laptops will be provided, or you can bring your own.



Ages: 0-5 years of age with parental supervision
Blackwater: Wednesdays at 10am.
Capella: Thursdays and Saturdays at 10am.
Emerald: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10.30am

Springsure: Thursdays at 10am.
Tieri: Wednesdays at 10am.

Also, Rolleston has 'Craftanoon' sessions every Monday from 3pm-4pm.


Yourtutor is a free online tutoring service for your kids. This resource caters to year 3-year 12, as well as TAFE students, covering English, maths, science and finance. All that's needed is a CHRC Library card number and internet access- that's it! Available at home or using the libraries free Wi-Fi, Yourtutor is there for you. 

It can be accessed via the library online catalogue and/or the library blog-