Calendar of SLQ events, exhibitions and more, at our South Bank building and around Queensland today.
Join us for a week-long celebration of artists' books featuring lectures, workshops and a masterclass led by international artist and publisher Dr Helen Douglas.
When 26 – 31 Mar, 2017
Where Meet at Reception, level 1, State Library
Prices vary, see each event for more information.
Explore unique items from SLQ’s First World War collections, such as souvenirs, medallions and postcards, preserved as tangible reminders of Queensland’s wartime experience.
When 9 Apr 2016 - 26 Mar 2017
Where Talbot Family Treasures Wall, level 4, State Library
This exhibition shares the photographs and poems of the residents of the BallyCara retirement and residential aged care community, and provides an insight into the often private world of aged care.
When 23 Jan 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
Where Asia Pacific Design Library, level 2, State Library
Explore a showcase of historical and creative pieces from Barambah Pottery.
When 10 Dec 2016 - 16 Apr 2017
Where kuril dhagun, level 1, State Library
This summer discover heroes, villains, sidekicks and more by participating in the Summer Reading Club at your local public library.
When 1 Dec 2016 - 31 Jan 2017
Where Online and at your local public library
In the first session of the 2017 Queenslanders in conversation talk series, panellists will discuss conspiracy theories for dystopian and utopian future scenarios.
When Wed 22 Feb, 06:00 pm
Where SLQ Auditorium 1, level 2
Local jewellery designer Barbara Vine will teach you to create a necklace using Japanese washi paper and shell medallion beads.
When Thu 16 Feb, 06:00 pm
Where Library Shop, level 1, State Library
$35, incl. materials and light refreshments
Receive personalised, expert advice on how to care for your personal treasures.
When Thu 2 Feb, 01:00 pm
Where Meeting Room 1B, State Library
Bookings 3842 9069 | Enquiries 3840 7779
In this fortnight's lunch box forum, hear from social entrepreneur Peter Gjersoe as he discusses start-ups and the road to success.
When Wed 1 Feb, 12:30 pm
Where Business Studio, level 1, State Library
SLQ proudly hosts a number of awards and competitions, including Young Writers Award, Queensland Literary Awards and Siganto Foundation Artists' Books Fellowships.
Find out more about our exhibitions and other major events – festivals, workshop and talk series, open days and children's holiday programs.