myMBRL app

Your library - anytime, anywhere

The Moreton Bay Region Libraries app is a simple tool designed for you to access library resources from your smartphone or tablet, anywhere, anytime. By using the app, you can:

  • Register to become a library member
  • Browse the catalogue
  • Borrow items through the app’s self-service function
  • Manage loans, reservations and more
  • Access eLibrary resources (eBooks, audiobooks, eMagazines, films and music)
  • Search and register for events
  • Link family accounts
  • Find library branches and mobile library stops
  • Scan the ISBN of books to see if the library has a copy, and more.

Download the library app here:

Watch the introductory video


myMBRL frequently asked questions

How do I download the app?

Open the App Store on your device, search for Moreton Bay Region Libraries and download/install the application to your device. 

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What are the minimum device requirements?

  • Android device with NFC (Near Field Capability)
  • iPhone 7 running iOS 13 or above. 

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How do I log into my account?

In the app, click ‘My Account’ and select ‘Sign In’. Now, scan your card barcode or enter your library card number followed by your pin. If you have forgotten your pin, reset it online or contact the library staff.

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Why isn't the app working on my device?

Check that you have enabled location services on your device. Ensure your device is connected to the internet via mobile data or wifi. For Android users - check if your device is NFC compatible and NFC is turned on. For iPhone users – check your app permission settings to ensure Location is set to ‘Always’. If issues persist, open the maps app and refresh the screen to re-locate your device to your current location.

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How many items and for how long can I borrow via the app?

The same borrowing limits and loan periods apply to items checked out using the myMBRL app. This includes all types of books, movies, music, magazines and newspapers. 

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How do I make sure I successfully checked out my item(s) using the app?

Items successfully checked out using Self-Service will show a green tick. Click ‘Finish’ and a confirmation will show the list of items you borrowed. You can also view your Self-Service Receipts found in the ‘My Account’ menu, for a full list of your loans and their due dates. 

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Is there an age filter that will stop my children from borrowing inappropriate material?

Loan restrictions for content rated M15+ and R18 still apply. myMBRL uses membership details to confirm the birthdate of borrowers to determine eligibility.

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How do I return my loans?

Continue returning your items as usual via the RFID shelves, return chutes, or to your friendly library staff.

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I need help with the app. Who do I contact?

Contact a staff member at any of our libraries or send an email to

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