Calendar of SLQ events, exhibitions and more, at our South Bank building and around Queensland today.
Join us for a walk along the Brisbane River and discover the history of Kurilpa Point.
When 1 Oct 2014 - 7 Dec 2016
Where kuril dhagun, level 1, State Library
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
Twelve diverse individuals share their stories through objects, photographs, artwork and memories in the Tradition Now exhibition.
When 18 Jun 2016 - 13 Nov 2016
Where Philip Bacon Gallery, level 4, State Library
Explore photos contributed by the community depicting a sense of connection to places and people in Queensland
When 18 Jun 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
Where Knowledge Walk, level 1, State Library
Awakening South East Queensland historical traditions through contemporary art, Art of the Skins revitalises Aboriginal possum skin cloak making.
When 25 Jun 2016 - 20 Nov 2016
Where SLQ gallery 1, level 2 and kuril dhagun, level 1
Every Wednesday our resident Wikipedian will be available by appointment to help you create First World War Wikipedia content.
When 3 Feb 2016 - 30 Nov 2016
Where John Oxley Library Reading Room, level 4, State Library
Join us as we celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture at SLQ with a fun-filled day for all Queenslanders.
When Fri 1 Jul, 11:30 am
Where Meet at Reception, level 1, State Library
Join a hands-on workshop making paper journals and notebooks.
When Thu 14 Jul, 06:00 pm
Where Library Shop, level 1, State Library
$30, incl. materials and light refreshments , bookings required
Your donation of $100 to QLF secures your place at an evening of fun, philanthropy and friendly competition - where you choose the winner of the funds.
When Tue 5 Jul, 06:30 pm
Where SLQ Auditorium 1, level 2
$100 in the form of a donation to Queensland Library Foundation , bookings required
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.