Your Anzac Day 2021

Be part of the story of Queensland


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Plan my visit

View our opening hours, spaces to visit and more practical information to make the most of your visit.

What's on

Deadly Threads curator's tour

Thu 13 May (ongoing) · 11–11:30am
Join our Deadly Threads showcase curator or special guest tour guide and have a yarn about where we found all those shirts.

Brisbane Writers Festival

Fri 7 May (ongoing) · 4–8pm
State Library is the home of Brisbane Writers Festival. Book now for an incredible program of writers, thinkers, dreamers, and artists.

Game Changers in conversation with CJ Hendry

Thu 29 Apr · 6–7pm
CJ will be in a conversation with Emeritus Professor Suzi Derbyshire, a discussion that is guaranteed to be challenging, frank and inspiring.

State Library blog

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Another side of Queensland's history - South Sea Islander labour - and the 'boats that…

War has inspired many advancements in technology across several sectors. As time is always of…

‘My Dress Design’ by Simin Zhang, aged 6, from Huangzhou, Hubei, China. Watercolour on Chinese…

Our new range of Stories for Little Queenslanders books is designed especially for 0-5 year…

William Edward “Billy” Sing was born in Clermont, Queensland in 1886 and enlisted for service…

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