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Founded in 1896, State Library of Queensland is the leading reference and research library in Queensland. State Library is responsible for collecting and preserving a comprehensive collection of Queensland’s cultural and documentary heritage, providing free access to information for all Queenslanders and for the advancement of public libraries across the State.

State Library plays a lead role in serving all Queenslanders, through statewide library services and partnerships with more than 320 vibrant public libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres in Queensland.

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