State Library is open. You must check in and wear a mask during your visit (unless you have a lawful reason not to). More details.
There is so much on offer at State Library. It pays to plan ahead to make the most of your visit.
Please note that all State Library spaces are available for walk-in visitors, with some exceptions which require bookings.
Bookings are required for the John Oxley Library Heritage Collections access and quiet study areas, microform machines, meeting rooms on each level, audio-visual materials viewing room and The Edge.
Opening hours are changing frequently in line with government updates.
The health and safety of our visitors is our top priority. Check the latest COVID-19 updates and our conditions of entry.
State Library's beautiful contemporary design features a variety of spaces open to all. Apart from the large open areas on levels 1 to 4 there are smaller more intimate spaces and features worth exploring.
Some of these unique spaces are available to hire for special events creating a memorable experience for all.
Find out how to get to State Library, where to park, public transport, facilities and access for people with disabilities.
State Library provides many services both online and onsite including collections access and borrowing, research assistance, booking meeting rooms and study spaces, printing, scanning or copying computer access and wi-fi.
Find a space to suit you - whether you need peace and quiet to study or a room to hold a meeting.
As an event space, State Library sets a very high benchmark for unique venues and can cater for cocktail parties, banquets, meetings and conferences ranging from four to 300 guests. Our dedicated Commercial Services team can help plan your meeting or event.
Cultural Centre, Stanley Place, South Bank
South Brisbane, Queensland
+61 7 3840 7666