COVID-19 update: State Library is gradually reopening. Before you visit, please read what spaces are open.
COVID-19 update: State Library is temporarily closed to public.
The State Library is working to respond to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation, with the health and safety of people being our priority.
We will continue to keep visitors informed and follow all health advice from the Queensland and Australian governments. We have an advice page for people using the library and we update this page as changes happen.
Located on level 2, the Asia Pacific Design Library is a 21st century library advocating for innovation, experimentation and play through design in the Asia Pacific.
Opening hours: Monday to Thursday 10am to 8pm, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10am to 5pm.
The Asia Pacific Design Library provides a unique design hub for research, publications and a trusted archive of historical and contemporary Queensland design and designers.
The collection is organised into five key categories:
The Asia Pacific Design Library has:
Take a seat on the lounges and flip through a book, magazine or zine from our collections. The Asia Pacific Design Library is the place to go if you have an interest in fashion, interior design, media, architecture or technology. Find all the latest design information in one place!
Please contact us with feedback and suggestions for our collection or to request further information on any of our programs and events.
Stay up-to-date with what’s been happening and what’s coming up via the Asia Pacific Design Library's social pages.