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 a meeting room on level 4 for 1 or 2 persons.
Rooms are available for a maximum of 3 hours a day:
10am–1pm & 2–5pm

Meeting rooms level 3

Members can book a meeting room on level 3 for 1 or 2 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 1 or 2 persons.
Rooms are available for a maximum of 3 hours a day:
Mon-Thu: 10am-8pm
Fri-Sun: 10am–5pm

Level 4 study spaces

John Oxley Library quiet study area

Members can book an individual study space on level 4.
Desks are available for two sessions daily:
10am–1pm & 2–5pm
Please note: Heritage Collections are not available in this area. To access these collections, please book a space in the Heritage Collections access area. 

John Oxley Library Heritage Collections access area

Members can access our Heritage Collections on level 4.
Spaces are available for two sessions daily:
10am–1pm & 2–5pm.
Please request any collection items in One Search before your booking so they can be ready for your session. We recommend requesting your items at least one day prior to your visit. Please note: To protect our valuable collections, food and drink, bags and pens are not permitted in this area.

Specific equipment

Microform and family history research

Members can book to use the microfilm reader printer, Minolta reader printer, microfiche reader or microfilm reader.

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 is for individual use and is available for three sessions daily:
Mon-Thu: 10am-1.50pm, 2pm–4.50pm & 5pm-7.50pm
Fri-Sun: 10am–1.50pm & 2–4.50pm

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