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The Library Board is the governing body of State Library of Queensland and draws its powers from the Libraries Act 1988. The object of this Act is to contribute to the cultural, social and intellectual development of all Queenslanders.
The Library Board is committed to improving access to information and knowledge for all Queenslanders. The Board periodically travels to regional Queensland to keep informed about local issues and to strengthen relationships with local councils and the community.
The Library Board is governed by the Library Board of Queensland Governance Framework and has adopted the Queensland Public Service Code of Conduct which all members uphold.
Meet the Library Board of Queensland.
Vicki McDonald is a key player in the transformation of the library sector in Queensland.
As State Librarian and Chief Executive Officer of State Library of Queensland she understands the need for a strong, relevant and innovative library service.
Her national and international experience led to her appointment as State Librarian and Chief Executive Officer of State Library of Queensland in 2016 following a career of passionate library advocacy.
Learn more about the State Librarian and Chief Executive Officer.
The Executive Team is responsible for managing the State Library, its collections, services and programs. It provides advice to the State Librarian and Chief Executive Officer in fulfilling their statutory responsibilities and a forum for peak managerial discussion of significant issues.
Read more about the Executive Team.
High level Organisational Structure April 2020
Our vision is: Inspiring possibilities through knowledge, stories and creativity.
Highlights is a compilation and celebration of State Library of Queensland’s achievements.
Find out more about our policies on things such as bringing food, drinks and bags into the library, how we develop and manage collections and much more.
Peruse a timeline of major milestones through State Library of Queensland's history.