Plan my visit

Information to help you plan and make the most of your visit — practical information about how to get here, and the many spaces and services available to you when you do.

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Today's opening hours

opening hours mon tue wed thr fri sat sun
Infozone (level 1) 9am–8pm 9am–8pm 9am–8pm 9am–8pm 9am–5pm 10am–5pm 10am–5pm.
State Reference Library (level 2 & 3) 10am–8pm 10am–8pm 10am–8pm 10am–8pm 10am–5pm 10am–5pm 10am–5pm
John Oxley Library (level 4)  10am–5pm 10am–5pm 10am–5pm 10am–5pm 10am–5pm 10am–5pm 10am–5pm
Business Studio 9am–5pm 9am–5pm 9am–5pm 9am–5pm 9am–5pm Closed Closed
The Edge 12pm–8pm 12pm–8pm 12pm–8pm 12pm–8pm 12pm–8pm 12pm–8pm 12pm–5pm
Library Shop8am–6pm 8am–6pm 8am–6pm 8am–6pm 8am–6pm 9.30am–5pm 9.30am–5pm

Contact us

Cultural Centre, Stanley Place, South Bank
South Brisbane, Queensland
+61 7 3840 7666
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Hours, transport, access

Find out how to get to State Library, where to park, public transport, facilities and access for people with disabilities. 

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.

Featured spaces

Customers in the Library Cafe State Library KiLN 47

Part of the Mantle & Cook Group, the Library Cafe offers a range of delicious dishes for young and old that show style, taste, and vision. Using the freshest ingredients, The Library Cafe brings a unique cutting edge in flavours and style to its menus while promoting a combination of seasonal local and Australian produce.

Library Shop fiction bookshelf

Everything in the Library Shop has been carefully chosen for you by our knowledgeable and experienced staff who are delighted to help you find what you need. 


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.

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. For the meeting planner, life gets even easier with the offer of assistance through our dedicated Commercial Services team.

What's on

Explore events, exhibitions and workshops at the State Library.