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Client reading in the State Library of Queensland.
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.
State Library members can borrow from many of our collections and from other libraries.
State Library is part of a network of libraries across the world lending collections to support sharing of information and ideas.
State Library's collections can be borrowed for exhibition in museums, libraries and galleries.
A number of the State Library's collections are held in storage. Find out more about our delivery times.