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Opening hours

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Regular opening hours

Level 1

Infozone 9am–8pm Monday to Thursday
9am–5pm Friday
10am–5pm Saturday and Sunday
The Edge

12pm–8pm Monday to Saturday

12pm-5pm Sunday

Fabrication Lab (The Edge)

12pm-6pm Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday  (Open Lab)

6pm-8pm Thursday (Hack the Evening)

kuril dhagun (showcase)

9am-8pm Monday to Thursday

9am-5pm Friday

10am-5pm Saturday and Sunday

The Corner Sessions at 10am, 11am, 11.30am and 12.30pm – bookings required
The Parlour 10am -3pm daily
Library Shop 10am–5pm daily
Library Cafe Pop Up 7.30am–3pm Monday to Friday
9.30am–3pm Saturday and Sunday

Levels 2 & 3

State Reference Library 10am–8pm Monday to Thursday
10am–5pm Friday to Sunday 
slq Gallery 9am–5pm Monday to Friday
10am–5pm Saturday and Sunday

Level 4

John Oxley Library 10am–5pm daily
Philip Bacon Heritage Gallery 10am–5pm daily

Anzac Square Memorial 

Anzac Square Memorial Galleries

10am–4pm daily (closed Saturdays)

Public holiday opening hours

Good Friday (2 Apr) Closed
Anzac Day (25 Apr)  12noon - 5pm
Christmas Day (25 Dec) Closed
Boxing Day (26 Dec) Closed


All other public holidays

State Library spaces 10am - 5pm
Library Shop 10am - 5pm
Library Cafe Pop Up 10am - 3pm
The Edge 12noon - 5pm