Book spaces

Find a space to suit you - whether you need peace and quiet to study or a room to hold a meeting. There's a mix of spaces - some require bookings while others are accessed following QR code 'check-in' at Reception.

Become a State Library member to book ahead.  Membership is free and you can join online. Members can update their details online.

Meeting rooms

Meeting rooms level 4

Members can book meeting rooms 4b and 4c for up to 4 persons.  Meeting rooms 4a and 4d can accommodate up to 6 persons. 
Rooms are available for a maximum of 3 hours a day:
10am–5pm

Meeting rooms level 3

Members can book meeting rooms 3a, 3b, 3c and 3d on level 3 for up to 4 persons. Meeting room 3e can accommodate up to 8 persons. 
Rooms are available for a maximum of 3 hours a day:
Mon-Thu: 10am-8pm
Fri-Sun: 10am-5pm

Meeting rooms level 2

Members can book a meeting room on level 2 for up to 4 persons. 
Rooms are available for a maximum of 3 hours a day:
Mon-Thu: 10am-8pm
Fri-Sun: 10am–5pm

Equipment & Collection

JOL Heritage Collections access area

Members can access our Heritage Collections on level 4.
Please request any collection items in One Search before your booking.  Please note: To protect our valuable collections, food and drink, bags and pens are not permitted in this area. Desks are available 10am–5pm daily.

AV Viewing room

Members can book the AV Viewing Room on Level 2 to view audio visual material in our collection. Please request your viewing material through One Search, then collect your items at the level 3 desk. The room can accommodate up to 2 people.  
Mon-Thu: 10am-8pm
Fri-Sun: 10am–5pm

Piano room

Members can book the Piano Room on level 3 for 1 hour a day. 

Remember to check the State Library music score collection available on level 3! 

Mon-Thu: 10am-8pm
Fri-Sun: 10am-5pm

The Edge

Fabrication Lab

Members who have completed an induction can book to work on their projects: 12 - 6pm Wed,Thu & Sat.

Window bays

The Window bays overlooking the river at The Edge are ideal for freelancers, entrepreneurs or students to work and study.

Digital Media Lab

Members can book an individual computer/internet for up to 4 hours: Mon-Sat 12pm-8pm & Sun 12pm-5pm

Recording studio

Record and mix your own multitrack music, interviews and podcasts.