We respectfully acknowledge the traditional owners of the land (the Turrbal and Jagera peoples) on which State Library of Queensland is located.
Levels 1, 2, 3 Mon to Thu 10am-8pm; Fri to Sun 10am-5pm
Level 4 and Exhibitions Open daily 10am-5pm
The Edge Tue to Sat 12noon-8pm; Sun 12noon-6pm; closed Mon
See our extended opening hours and public holidays schedule.
Information: Our team of librarians and friendly staff are here to help. Visit the Welcome Desk on level 1 and information desks on levels 1, 2, 3 and 4.
wi-fi: Available through SLQ during opening hours, and 24/7 in the Knowledge Walk.
Cloakroom: Drop off your large items at the Welcome Desk on level 1.
Feeling hungry? Visit The Library Cafe on level 1 for delicious meals, snacks, refreshments and great coffee.
Access: We are family friendly with space for prams, baby-changing and feeding. We have disability access, parking, facilities and adaptive technologies to access our collections.
Join the library: With your free SLQ library card, you can access great online resources, book computers and meeting rooms and much more. Join online or visit the Welcome Desk on level 1 or the desk on level 3.
Stay in touch: Subscribe to receive updates from us in the post or via email. Pick up a Stay in touch card from any Information desk or sign up online.
First aid: If you need help, visit an Information desk on levels 1, 3 and 4.
Enjoyed your visit? Great spaces available for hire.
The State Library building at South Bank, Brisbane, contains a wide range of activities and spaces as well as various venues suitable for client groups ranging from 2 to 200 in size.
Opening hours for the State Library building at South Brisbane, plus subsidiary locations such as The Corner, The Edge, John Oxley Library, the Library Shop and Library Cafe.
Where to find vehicle parking facilities and bike racks convenient to the State Library building at South Bank in Brisbane.
Public transport options available for visitors to the State Library building at South Bank in Brisbane include bus, train, CityCat and ferry, citycycle as well as by foot.
Links to information for visitors about access and facilities at State Library South Brisbane building, such as copying and printing, study spaces, computer/internet access and disabled and pram access.
The Queensland Writers Centre, a separate organisation, is located on Level 2 of the State Library building at South Brisbane.
The Library Shop provides bookshop services on the ground level of our South Brisbane building.
A cafe and bistro located for visitors' convenience on the ground floor of the State Library building at South Brisbane.
The Queensland Cultural Precinct at South Bank, South Brisbane, is the location of State Library as well as other arts institutions.
Find address and contact information for over 300 public libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres around Queensland.