COVID-19 update: State Library is gradually reopening. Before you visit, please read what spaces are open.
Our spaces and services are gradually reopening in line with the Queensland Government’s Roadmap to easing Queensland’s restrictions. Emphasis remains on your health and safety.
The following spaces are open:
The following spaces are open from Monday 13 July:
John Oxley Library: Providing access to State Library’s Heritage Collections and Quiet Study Spaces. Two sessions daily from 10am–1pm and from 2pm–5pm. Note: Only State Library members can book spaces in the John Oxley Library. Bookings can be made online and you can join here.
Do not enter if you are unwell
Use the hand sanitiser provided before you enter
You must provide your contact details as a condition of entry*
You must leave following your computer or study session
Keep 1.5 metres away from others
Only credit card transactions at this time, no cash accepted
Numbers are restricted in each space in accordance with Queensland Health guidelines
*As a condition of entry to State Library, visitors must provide name, address and mobile number; and consent to this information being forwarded to Queensland Health to enable Covid-19 contact tracing procedures.
Revisit this page for more updates on the reopening of our spaces and services.
Onsite programs and events remain cancelled, but many have moved online.
You can still access the best of State Library online, anytime, anywhere and the Library Shop is open for online orders.
All loans have been extended and can be returned at the Infozone.
Become a member online to access thousands of free ebooks, newspapers, journals, films and other resources from home. You can learn a new skill with Lynda.com and explore our fascinating exhibitions and digital stories.
Our reference librarians will continue to provide our Ask us service.
Visit Queensland Health or call 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84).