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Library From Home 

Online, anytime, anywhere

Library from home Online, anytime, anywhere

Enjoy your State Library from home with our quizzes and games, online exhibitions and webinars. Explore online books, movies, podcasts and much more. 

Explore

Explorer

Discover the latest collections and share your stories and photos. Collections include Brisbane gigs and Queensland postcards.

Fun and Games

Play fun online games and quizzes featuring our rich collections.

Anzac Square Memorial Galleries

Embark on an interactive journey from World War One to today inside the Anzac Square Memorial Galleries.

Watch & Listen

Moving images of Queensland

Explore a selection of home movies capturing the essence of Queensland domestic life. 

Mapping Future Brisbane

Watch Digital Collections Catalyst 2020 talk about the results of this project and explore the interactive tool he has created.

House History Webinar Series - Maps

Find out how maps can help with your house history research in the first of our latest series of House History webinars.

Music Online Database

  Music online is a comprehensive database of streaming audio, video, reference, and scores on the web.  Free with State Library membership

Queensland Memory Fellows

Watch past Queensland Memory Fellows award winners highlighting their historical research projects using the collection.

Learning languages with State Library resources

Join us for monthly webinar sessions that provide an overview of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander language resources.

Read

State Library blog

Get the latest news and read articles from a range of topics from John Oxley Library to art and design.

Young Writers Award past winners

Read some Young Writers Award past winners before submitting your own story by May 17 2021. 

First 5 Forever: Stories for Little Queenslanders

Spark your child's love of reading with our new series of picture books. Exclusive to First 5 Forever.

ebooks

State Library provides access to thousands of ebooks through One Search. Free with State Library membership

National Geographic Kids

An amazing adventure through science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space. Free with State Library membership

The Library Shop

Visit our online shop and discover a wonderful selection of Queensland's best established and emerging authors.

Research

LGBTIQ+ collections

Discover photographs, posters, costumes and other items that celebrate the diversity of LGBTIQ communities in Queensland.

Built Heritage

The John Oxley Library holds a vast collection of materials about the built heritage and architecture of Queensland. 

Ask us

State Library of Queensland staff can help answer your questions and offer research guidance.

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