The Edge

Edge resources

Many of the resources available at The Edge can be booked in advance online, including Window Bays, Macs and the Recording Studio. To book online, you'll first need to sign up for an account.

Make a booking

Edge courses, workshops and inductions

To book an Edge event, like Photoshop for Beginners, Designing for the Laser Cutter using Illustrator, or a 3D Printer Induction, head to The Edge Eventbrite page.

Social media

Stay up-to-date with what’s been happening and what’s coming up via The Edge social pages:

Fabrication Lab access

Access to The Edge’s Fabrication Lab is available on select days:

  • Tuesday, 12pm  to 8pm
  • Wednesday, 12pm to 6pm
  • Thursday, 12pm to 8pm (Hack the Evening, 6pm – 8pm)
  • Saturday, 12pm to 6pm

The Edge opening hours

  • Tuesday to Saturday, 12pm  to 8pm
  • Sunday, 12pm to 6pm
  • Monday, closed

Contact us

You can contact The Edge via phone, email or in person:


The Edge aims to provide Queenslanders of all ages with the opportunity and inspiration to explore creativity across the arts, technology, science and enterprise.

The Edge is an initiative of State Library of Queensland, creatively engaging the next generation of library users and continuing State Library’s leadership in reimagining libraries for the 21st century.

For individuals

The Edge offers:

  • a year-round calendar of workshops, activities, events and exhibitions
  • opportunities to develop your creative practice and projects
  • free access to a broad range of hardware and software
  • an online community to connect with people of similar interests
  • physical spaces to meet with other and work on your own projects
  • access to free wi-fi.

For organisations

The Edge offers:

  • opportunities for partnerships and collaborations around programming
  • a range of venues for events and workshops
  • program models on a fee-for-service basis.
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