Whether you're looking for a quiet place to study or a space to play and get creative, State Library has something for everyone.

Anzac Square

Discover the Anzac Square Memorial Galleries curated by the State Library of Queensland. 

Asia Pacific Design Library

Indulge your passion for interior design, explore a love of fashion or pursue an interest in architecture, the Asia Pacific Design Library has it all! This is a space for inspiration and imagination.

Australian Library of Art showcase

The Australian Library of Art Showcase is a multi focal space displaying items from the Australia Library of Art Collection

Exhibition Spaces

Enjoy the experience of our diverse exhibition spaces, from our major gallery to intimate spaces. With three purpose built spaces there is something for everyone.


A busy and vibrant space, the Infozone is home to The Corner, kuril dhagun, the carers room, computer access and places to relax, its worth a visit.  

John Oxley Library

The John Oxley Library, located on level 4, is the premier destination for visitors and researchers to access the materials and collections relating to Queensland’s past history, events, people and places. 

kuril dhagun

Located on level 1, kuril dhagun is an initiative designed to inspire audience participation. It has been a nucleus for Queensland's unique Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures since 2006.

Library Shop

The Library Shop is home to a wonderful selection of Queensland's best established and emerging authors.

State Reference Library

The State Reference Library offers online and onsite resources in all subjects, with strengths in visual arts, music, history, and family history.

Talbot Family Treasures Wall

The John Oxley Library has collected, preserved and shared Queensland’s collective memory since 1934. The Talbot Family Treasures Wall features a changing selection of items from State Library of Queensland’s heritage collections. Each item reveals a remarkable story, and together deepen our understanding of Queensland’s diverse lifestyle, landscape, culture and community.

The Corner

The Corner is a space for children under 8 years. With the support of their parents and families, children can explore and engage in the creative hands-on and minds-on experiences. 

The Edge

State Library’s space for creativity, ideas and experimentation.  An exciting mix of workshops, meetups, events and programs. 

The Library Cafe

Need a coffee? Head to the Library cafe where you can sit down or take away with a drink, a snack, lunch and more.