Book spaces and equipment

Explore the range of spaces that you can book at State library.

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Study rooms

Rooms are available for a maximum of three (3) hours.

Only one booking per person/group/organisation is permitted per day.

If you are more than 15 minutes late for your booking, others may use the room until you arrive.

Please note that study rooms are not soundproof.

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Window Bay The Edge

Window bay

Window bays at The Edge are a mix of bookable and first-come-first-served spaces where you can meet, discuss, study, plan or present.  The spaces are ideal for freelancers, entrepreneurs and small business owners to work remotely, collaborate with colleagues or schedule meetings. There is free wi-fi throughout the building and ethernet cables are available from reception if required.

You can book Window Bays 6A, 6B, 8A, 8B & 9A & 9B.  These are shared working spaces. Window Bay 7 can accommodate larger groups and has a projector and screen

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Piano room

The piano practice room is available on level 3.

Bookings can be made for one hour per day and up to one week in advance.

If you want to make bookings on more than one day, you will need to login again to submit the booking time for each day. If you are more than 15 minutes late, others may use the room until you arrive.

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Recording Studio

Recording Studio

The Edge’s Recording Studio provides access to near-professional equipment and specialist software for recording, mixing, editing and mastering. Recording studio hire is free.

To book and use the Recording Studio, you’ll first need to:

  • Become a State Library member and 
  • complete a safety induction on the piece of equipment you would like to use. Inductions cost $100 per person ($60 for concession card holders )and generally run monthly or bi-monthly.

IF YOU COMPLETED YOUR INDUCTION BEFORE 10 MAY 2019 YOU WILL NEED TO UPDATE YOUR MEMBER RECORD BY CALLING US ON 3842 9449 DURING THE EDGE OPENING HOURS OR DROPPING INTO THE SPACE.

Book equipment and tools

Access and use of the following resources are subject to specific terms and conditions.

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Fabrication lab

The Edge’s Fabrication Lab is an open access community makerspace with equipment and tools available to anyone with a creative idea. If you have a hobby, project, assignment or an idea for a business that requires specialist tools like a laser cutter, soldering station, 3D printer, sewing machine or CNC Routers, The Edge’s Fabrication Lab can help. 

To book and use a Fabrication Lab resource, you’ll first need to:

  • Become a State Library member and 
  • complete a safety induction on the piece of equipment you would like to use. Inductions cost $25-$150 per person and generally run monthly or bi-monthly.

IF YOU COMPLETED YOUR INDUCTION BEFORE 10 MAY 2019 YOU WILL NEED TO UPDATE YOUR MEMBER RECORD BY CALLING US ON 3842 9449 DURING THE EDGE OPENING HOURS OR DROPPING INTO THE SPACE.

Host your event at State Library

Set in the cultural heart of Brisbane in South Bank with breathtaking views of the city skyline and river, State Library offers a uniquely Queensland atmosphere that seamlessly brings the outdoors in. Our award-winning building houses a rich history that has inspired the lives of Queenslanders for close to 120 years.