Makers and designers

State Library resources and supports all Queenslanders to participate in the design of their cultural experience.

80Hz: Sound Lab 2.0

80Hz: Sound Lab 2.0 takes images from State Library's collection and digitally translates them into musical compositions using metadata.

Community engagement

Making is all about community and we work together with the public to make amazing things happen. Come along and join in the fun.

Digital Media Lab

Access a suite of workstations with a range of professional and free software to realise your ideas.

Fabrication Lab

An open access community makerspace with equipment, tools, and space available to anyone with a creative idea.

Make and design blog

Keep up to date with the latest ideas explored in the make and design space.

Recording studio

A near professional environment for recording, editing and mixing sound.


The SLQWiki is a collection of resources for anyone and everyone to access, exploring how to make, design and create in the new digital frontier.

Tunley Globe digitisation project

The Queensland Library Foundation (QLF) funding of the Tunley Globe digitisation project at State Library of Queensland has opened up a window into the exciting possibilities of photogrammetry and 3D printing technologies for this unique piece.  

What's on

From projects, workshops, lab inductions and meetups, there is something for everyone that wants to get involved.