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Woman enjoying activities at the Big Day of Belonging at the State Library. Photo by Roger Phillips.

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Be surprised by the diverse stories of people, places and ideas drawn from our collections and the community.

Featured Exhibitions

South Sea Islanders cutting cane in the Bundaberg district ca. 1906
Exhibition / display
Sat 16 February - Sun 8 September 2019 10:00am - 5:00pm (7 hr)

Plantation Voices

Emerging from the sugarcane farms of tropical Queensland to cut a path to freedom, the stories of Australian South Sea Islanders are steeped in strength and res...
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Exhibition / display
Fri 7 December 2018 - Sun 14 July 2019 10:00am - 5:00pm (7 hr)

Home: a suburban obsession

Find your home. Search the Corley Explorer. Home: a suburban obsession is about the allure of home and the stories found within, inspired by one of the largest...

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Dancers performing at the Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival, 2009

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and stories

Deadly stories from across Queensland

Little Designers at State Library Queensland.

Make, art and design

Explore our collections and programs that inspire creativity

Lunchbox forum in the Business Studio at the State Library of Queensland. Photo by Josef Ruckli.

Business and entrepreneurs

Explore our business history and new opportunities

Piscitelli, B. (1986). 7116 Dr Barbara Piscitelli AM Children's Art Archive 1986-2016.

Children and families

Hear the voices of children and explore the rich resources for families

People swimming near sea birds on Michaelmas Cay, part of the Great Barrier Reef, 1987

Queensland stories

Uncover known and unknown stories from across the State and through time  

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Reading, writing and ideas

Meet writers and readers and be exposed to new thinking and thinkers

Browse by type

Browse our blogs, past exhibitions and recordings of our events.

Lunchbox forum in the Business Studio at the State Library of Queensland. Photo by Josef Ruckli.

Blogs

Read the latest posts from our popular blogs.

Lunchbox forum in the Business Studio at the State Library of Queensland. Photo by Josef Ruckli.

Videos

Watch a selection of our recorded events.

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Past exhibitions

Enjoy the online version of a range of our past exhibitions.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and stories

Explore the rich and diverse cultures and stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people.

Children and families

State Library of Queensland invites you to explore the diverse range of information, activities and services. There is something for everyone.

Google Arts & Culture

State Library of Queensland's Google Arts and Culture page offers a new way to explore our building and collections.