Calendar of events

26th September 2018

Bright Bold Boundless

Explore the fascinating story behind the iconic Queen’s Baton for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.


A free exhibition which explores the hidden histories of Queensland’s islands and aims to reshape our knowledge of these close but faraway places.


Showcasing a range of State Library of Queensland’s rare collection items, Lifestyle explores how Queenslanders live and play in the sunshine state.

Sister Constance Keys

Discover the courage, compassion and dedication of Sister Constance Keys, one of Queensland's most decorated and beloved First World War nurses.

Palm Island

The inspiring history of Palm Island is celebrated in a fascinating showcase of images, memorabilia and digital stories.

Reading Nook family fun

Drop in to kuril dhagun for free family fun with activities inspired by State Library's Palm Island and Our People showcase.

The Corner wild things

Come down to The Corner and play your way through our interactive environment carefully prepared for children from birth through to eight years


Enjoy a free, curator-guided tour of the Islands exhibition.

Harvey Lister

Join business leader Harvey Lister for an evening of insightful and inspiring conversation.

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