Two decades of Queensland photography

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Lyndhurst the residence of Mrs J Reid in London Road Clayfield

Home is where the history is. Learn how to uncover untold stories, identify the meaning behind the detail and understand the significance of your Queensland house within the community with State Library’s House Histories series.

Self Portrait by Kapal Pilot

Big Voices celebrates the courage and creativity of children sharing their stories through art.

Shortlisted books for The University of Queensland Fiction Book Award

Congratulations to all the 2020 Queensland Literary Awards finalists in fiction, non-fiction, young adult, children’s, short story, poetry and emerging writer categories.

Family History Month

Whether you're a beginner starting to trace your family history or a seasoned researcher looking to dig a little deeper, there's a myriad of helpful resources to help you on your search.

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DIY soundbox

In this online workshop series, participants will come together to customise and build their own unique percussive musical instrument, and then experiment with it sonically in a collaborative online space.

Indigenous girl reading a book

Jarjum Stories Live! shares the diversity of storytelling in Aboriginal and Torres Islander cultures. Our creative storytellers may share the stories through a workshop (such as dance or painting), performance or an interactive yarn.

Rubber Band Powered devices

Power up with rubber bands with State Library this National Science Week! Rubber bands are safe and cheap. They store energy like a battery and are reusable for so many things. Find out how by twisting, stretching, turning and even heating them – make things move at home.

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