Services

State Library provides many services to make it easier to find what you're looking for. We can help answer your research questions, show you relevant resources and generally point you in the right direction.

We have a lot to offer, from free wireless internet access to the benefits of becoming a member. We're at your service!

Membership

State Library of Queensland provides special library services for members who have an SLQ membership card (formerly known as an e-services card).

Onsite services and facilities

State Library of Queensland offers many onsite services and facilities like internet access, wifi, copying and scanning in its South Bank building, South Brisbane.

Ask us

Clients can seek information and research assistance from State Library's reference librarians in various ways.

Venues

State Library's South Bank building provides a range of venues, including galleries, indoor and outdoor spaces, available for booking and creating special events and meetings.

Collections

State Library provides access to large collections of material in many formats.

Learning

Training and learning opportunities available through State Library, including Looking @ 2.0.

Preservation and conservation

Part of State Library's role is to protect Queensland’s unique and original assets through preservation of our physical and digital collections. This includes providing advice on a range of conservation issues.

Copies and loans

State Library's lending and copying services include document supply, interlibrary loans, music and exhibition kit loans, and image orders.

Legal deposit

A guide for publishers concerning the legal requirement that a copy of anything published in Queensland for supply to the general public be deposited in specific libraries to preserve it for future generations.

The Corner

This program, for children under 8 years, is available both online and onsite at the South Bank building, and includes digital exhibitions, online games and reading activities.

wi-fi printing

How to use your personal laptop, tablet or mobile device to print directly to a Multi Function Device (MFD) at State Library's South Bank building.

Public Libraries Connect

A website specifically by and for the use of staff of Queensland's public libraries, hosted by State Library.

Library membership

State Library of Queensland provides special library services for members who have an SLQ membership card (formerly known as an e-services card).

Library Shop online

Discover an eclectic range of books, gifts, reproduction prints and more at the Library Shop.