Spaces to visit

COVID-19 update: our spaces and services are gradually reopening over the coming weeks.

Please check the Opening Hours page for details.

Read the advice page to know more.


This page tells you about the wonderful spaces on offer when we reopen.


Anzac Square eternal flame

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

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.

Picture of the Australian Library of Art Showcase level 4 State Library of Queensland

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

People enjoin the exhibition

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.

Infozone sign

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.  

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. 

Members of the Cherbourg Marching Girls talking to an audience in kuril dhagun at State Library of Queensland

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 bookshelf

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

State Library building architecture

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

Kids reading at 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. 

People sitting at The Edge

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

An Open sign hanging up

Why not visit our friendly team in the Library Café Pop Up, where you can select from a range of coffee, tea, drinks, sandwiches and snacks.  Currently serving takeaway only.