Plan my visit

There is so much on offer at State Library. It pays to plan ahead to make the most of your visit.

State Library spaces are available for walk-in visitors, with some exceptions which require bookings

Opening hours

Opening hours are changing frequently in line with government updates.

COVID-19 information

The health and safety of our visitors is our top priority. Check the latest COVID-19 updates and our conditions of entry.

Spaces to visit

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.

Transport and access

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.

Book spaces

Find a space to suit you - whether you need peace and quiet to study or a room to hold a meeting.  

Venue hire

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.

Contact Us

Location Cultural Centre, Stanley Place, South Bank South Brisbane, Queensland Telephone +61 7 3840 7666

What's on

Explore events, exhibitions and workshops at the State Library.