Students explore level 1 at the State Library of Queensland.

Groups and teachers

State Library of Queensland offers an exciting program of learning opportunities for students, educators, large groups and learners of all ages. Through our collections, exhibitions and events we aim to inspire, challenge and engage all Queenslanders to develop skills and knowledge for lifelong learners.

Group visits

Group tours and self-guided visits are great ways to get to know State Library’s amazing spaces, collections and services. Our free guided tours last 45 minutes and are suitable for all groups including students, years 5 and up.

Volunteer tour guide at the State Library of Queensland

Guided tours are available to groups of students Year 5 through tertiary as well as teachers, librarians and other adult groups. Bookings close 14 days’ prior to each date. If your group has special requirements please contact us directly.


State Library is working to respond to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation, with your health and safety our priority. Bookings for self-guided tours are currently suspended. Please check back in the future for when we resume this service.


We offer learning resources across a broad range of subject areas, as well as support for teachers to make the best use of State Library's extensive collections and services. State Library creates flexible teaching and learning activities linked directly to the Australian Curriculum and State Library's collections. 

Man using laptop in the State Library of Queensland

Stay in the loop with specially curated newsletters filled with events, stories, great finds and fascinating information. Click “Education programs (P-12)” to receive our quarterly enews for educators.

Staff member offering support at reception

Becoming a State Library member connects you to the library’s content and services. 

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Explore State Library spaces.

Customers in the Library Cafe State Library KiLN 47

Find a place for your group to eat.


Book a study room to meet or study.


Borrow or reserve materials to support your visit.

Keep in touch

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