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!


Become an SLQ member now to access our services, collections and facilities.

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.


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.


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


Training and learning opportunities available through State Library.

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.

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 spaces

Special library collections and spaces within State Library of Queensland

Rural Libraries Queensland

Rural Libraries Queensland (RLQ) represents a collaboration between local governments and State Library of Queensland to provide high quality public library services to rural Queensland.

Library membership

Become an SLQ member now to access our services, collections and facilities.

Library Shop online

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