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Mt Coot-tha Library has Books, Games & Activities for Families

Where is Mt Coot-tha Library?

Mt Coot-tha Library is located in the Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Mt Coot-tha Road, Toowong.  You can contact them on (07) 3403 2550.

Mt Coot-tha Library Facilities & Resources


The facilities at Mt Coot-tha Library include: an after hours chute, toilets, photocopier, wheel chair accessible, wi-fi, word processing and disabled toilet. The collection at the Mt Coot-tha Library specialises in botany, horticulture/gardening and landscape design.

Activities for children at Mt Coot-tha Library

Mt Coot-tha is a great place for children.  They hold many activities, performances, workshops and classes for children, especially during the school holidays.  Some of the regular activities include;

  • Storytime in the Gardens – Enjoy this special story time on Wedding Lawn Two. Please bring hats, water and sunscreen as these are outdoor events.  Please note that in the event of rain we will relocate to the rotunda near the Fragrant Garden. Ideal for children aged 2-5 years. No bookings are required.
  • There is also a wide variety of workshops and activities for adults on a range of topics.

Please check the Brisbane City Council website for times, details and dates.

Opening Times & Access

Normal hours:
Closed on public holidays
Monday, Friday and Sunday: 10am – 3pm
Tuesday to Thursday: 10am – 4pm                                                                                                                                         Saturday 9am – 4pm

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