Calendar of events

18th December 2017

Christmas Beetles

Discover State Library’s 60 super-sized Christmas beetles.

Summer Reading Club 2017

Win great prizes and get your wildest imagination firing by reading up a storm this summer.

Summer Festival 2017 - VR Club

*SOLD OUT* Take a leap into the virtual in this three-day workshop where you will develop, build and explore a virtual reality environment for the HTC Vive, using Industry-standard software, Unity 3D.

Monday morning music

Be entertained by a diverse mix of talented volunteer musicians and performers.

Digital Futures Lab

Discover the Digital Futures Lab, a free interactive experience which is part studio, part game space, part exhibition.

Duty and Care

Discover scrapbooks, letters, photographs and postcards from SLQ's First World War collections, preserved as powerful examples of women's wartime experiences.

Summer Festival 2017 - Imagination Playscape & Storytime

The Imagination Playscape is a space for children under 12 and their parents, carers and friends, to design, create and build together, with special Storytime sessions also held throughout the day.

Jabu Birriny

In Jabu Birriny, Yarrabah artists share stories through vibrant prints, intricately woven vessels and textured ceramics that celebrate and embody the land and sea.

Magnificent Makers

Magnificent Makers is a curious exploration of innovation and invention in Queensland from the late 1800s to the present day.

Summer Festival 2017 - Play Publishing House

Author, illustrate and publish your very own picture book at the Play Publishing House, a hands-on creation station for all ages to enjoy.

Summer Festival 2017 - Story Lab Arcade

Tech meets play in the Story Lab Arcade, a 21st century playground in the Digital Futures Lab!

Summer Festival 2017 - Tech Play Pop Up

Drop by the Tech Play Pop-Up to experience technology that gets you moving, thinking, planning, scanning, and most importantly, playing!

Summer Festival 2017 - The Corner

Explore the colourful array of interactive resources from the high-tech to low-tech and tactile. There is something for everyone under the rainbow of Colour My World.

The Salon Electric

A celebration of neon signs in Queensland and the Asia Pacific.

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