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Vicki McDonald AM, State Librarian and Chief Executive Officer talks about some of the perks of a free State Library membership.
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State Library is currently closed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. You will be able to access onsite features of State Library membership when the library re-opens.
Access online books, magazines, journals, newspapers, documentaries and films
Borrow books and items from the Information Collections*
Access thousands of online courses
Research your family history with Ancestry Library Edition and Findmypast
Fast track your catalogue searches with personalisation options
Request items from the catalogue before you visit
Use a computer
Book meeting and collaborative spaces
Book the piano practice room
Access audio and video recording equipment, digital media software, fabrication tools and more
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Yes. Anyone can become a member of State Library of Queensland. However, if you do want to borrow items from our collections, you will require parent/guardian approval.
It's easy. Simply visit us in person at State Library of Queensland to ask. If you want to borrow you will need to show proof of address in Queensland.