COVID-19 update: easing of restrictions

Welcome back to State Library!

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:

  • Infozone: 10am–5pm, daily (Computer access - 40-minute time limit). A maximum of 20 people are allowed in the Infozone.
  • The Edge: 10am–1pm and 2pm–5pm, daily (Bookings only). Note: Only State Library Members can book spaces in The Edge. You can join here.
  • Library Shop: 10am–5pm, daily.
  • Free wi-fi is also available in the Knowledge Walk, 9am–5pm, daily.
  • Anzac Square Memorial Galleries (CBD): 10am–4pm, Sun-Fri

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.

Conditions of entry

  • 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.

More information

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.

Stay connected

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 and explore our fascinating exhibitions and digital stories.

Our reference librarians will continue to provide our Ask us service.

COVID-19 information

Visit Queensland Health or call 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84).