At State Library, we champion readers and writers and foster a love of ideas. We’re committed to developing reading and writing as core skills for everyone.
Through our programs, collections and spaces, we inspire creativity and generate new knowledge.
Australian Reading Hour
Pick up a book at any time of the day or night 12 November and read for an hour! This event is for everyone – all ages, lapsed and committed readers alike – to escape, relax, learn and experience the wonderful world of books. Find out more.
Connect and thrive
We connect audiences with ideas, networks and opportunities. Here are some of the organisations we work with: Brisbane Writers Festival, Queensland Poetry Festival, Queensland Writers Centre, Children’s Book Council of Australia, University of Queensland Press and Griffith Review.