Become a member

Access more benefits online and onsite when you become a State Library member. Membership is free. Access is immediate.

Access online, anytime

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Kanopy is an on-demand streaming video platform that offers classic films and documentaries. Best of all it's free with your State Library membership.

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Keep learning in the moments that matter with online video courses taught by industry experts in software, creative, and business skills. Best of all it's free with your State Library membership.

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ProQuest is the first online newspapers service to combine key national titles from Fairfax, News Ltd and ABC.

If you have questions about membership, refer to our frequently asked questions below.

Membership features

For information on our spaces, opening hours and conditions of entry see plan your visit now.

  Online Onsite

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 an individual study space or meeting room

Access audio and video recording equipment, digital media software, fabrication tools and more

 

*Visit State Library to show photo ID and proof of Queensland residency.

Frequently asked questions

Enter your email address here to receive an email with your username and instructions on how to reset your password.
Note: if your email address is registered with more than one account, ask us to help you with your membership.

Login here to change your password.

Login to your account to update your membership. Your State Library membership will be automatically renewed once your details are submitted.

Your State Library membership lasts for two years. Login to your account and update your details to make sure your membership is renewed.

Login to your account to confirm or renew your membership. Your State Library membership will be automatically renewed once your details are submitted.

To cancel your membership:

  • Complete the online form OR
  • Visit us at South Bank at the Welcome Desk, Level 1 or Information Desk, Level 2 and 3.

To report a lost or stolen card:

  • Complete the online form OR
  • Visit us at South Bank at the Welcome Desk, level 1 or Information Desk, level 2 and 3

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.

If you are unable to visit us in person, you can request a loan to be sent to your Queensland public library.

The perks of State Library membership

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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