Come down to The Corner, one of State Library's spaces for children and families, and play your way through our interactive environment, carefully prepared for children to make discoveries and experience new things.

You'll find the Imagination Playscape on level 1 directly opposite The Corner. Just look for the big blue blocks!

Hooray for Books! on now

Hooray for Books! is a celebration of children’s picture books, and includes the introduction of our new browsing collection of fiction and non-fiction books and a new weekly schedule of family fun sessions. For the first time, you can now enjoy over 300 hand-picked, perfect to share children’s books in The Corner with puppets, costumes and high quality resources to bring these stories to life.

Join us for our new daily program including Rhyme Time, Baby Play, Story Time and Hickory Dickory Rock and explore all the different ways you can talk, read, sing and play every day at The Corner.

Imagination Playscape

The Imagination Playscape is a space for families to design, create and build together.  Providing an assortment of blocks and loose parts, the Imagination Playscape challenges children and families with hands-on, minds-on play!

What's on

Search upcoming events for children and families including our weekly Rhyme Time, Story Time, Baby Play and Hickory Dickory Rock sessions.

The Corner: hours and location

Mon - Sun 10am - 3pm

Infozone (Level 1)

For public holidays visit opening hours.

Other spaces for children and families

The State Library of Queensland is a great place for families to visit. With friendly staff and a great program of activities to explore, places to visit, spaces to enjoy you'll be sure to find something for children of all ages:

Reading Nook in kuril dhagun at the State Library

This area acts as a space for the whole family to interact with reading material and storytelling and is a place of significance for visiting elders and community.

Carers room

The Carers' Room is equipped with baby change facilities, toilet facilities, feeding chairs, sinks, microwave, television and all the comfort you need to take care of your little ones.