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COVID-19 update: our spaces and services are gradually reopening over the coming weeks.

Please check the Opening Hours page for details.

Read the advice page to know more.



Get information about a wide range of services including borrowing, ordering copies, enquiry services, access to spaces and using computers printers and Internet.

Client speaking to reception staff at the State Library of Queensland

Need research help?  Library staff can help wherever you are across the state.  We can provide answers your questions, guidance identifying and searching relevant resources and assistance carrying out your research.  

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Find out about equipment for hire and study rooms to suit both individuals and groups.

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Individuals, libraries and cultural organisations can borrow from State Library's collections. Books, music scores, historic paintings and other treasures are just some of what's on offer to eligible borrowers.

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Public access computers are available on levels 1 to 4.  The Library's free Wi-Fi service slqwireless does not need a password, has no time limit and is available 7am to 7pm, 7 days per week.


Government Research and Information Library (GRAIL) is a specialised information service, for agencies across the Queensland Government.

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State Library offers a range of copying services.

Printing machine

Print, copy, scan rooms are located on each level. Use your State Library membership card to activate and pay for copying.

Justice of the Peace

Looking for a Justice of the Peace? Our staff on level 1 may be able to assist.  To find out if a Justice of the Peace will be available when you visit, please contact us on 07 3840 7666.

For more information on the Justice of the Peace service or if you require a Justice of the Peace in an alternative time or location, please contact the Justice Department or call 1300 301 147.