The Edge

The Edge is State Library's space for creativity, ideas and experimentation. 

The Edge is temporarily closed.

Covid-19 update

Following the release of the Queensland Government’s Roadmap to easing Queensland’s restrictions, State Library has partially re-opened to the public.  We are working towards reopening spaces at The Edge.  Please check the opening hours and read the conditions of entry.

Tools for makers and creatives

Explore the range of facilities, hardware, software and equipment available to help you create.  

Man 3D printing at the Edge

Open access community makerspace with equipment and tools available for anyone with a creative idea. 

Temporarily closed.

Woman mixing sound in the Edge recording studio

A near professional environment for recording, editing and mixing sound. 

Temporarily closed.

People using computers in the Digital Media lab

Professional software on the latest hardware, free to access for all your creative endeavours. 

Temporarily closed.


People crafting at a long table

Share in a wealth of intellectual property developed with public resources.

Students attending a workshop at The Edge

The Edge provides equipment to help bring your creative visions to life.

Temporarily unavailable.

Drill and measuring tape on wooden table

Sign up to borrow tools and gear, reducing consumption and waste from Brisbane's only public tool library.

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What's on

Never recorded a track, edited a video or operated a 3D Printer before? That's okay.

The Edge hosts a program of events, workshops, meetups and community lab sessions to develop the skills to get you started and connect with like-minded creatives. 

Membership is free

To gain full access to all the Edge has to offer, you must be a State Library member.

Not yet a State Library member? Membership is free and immediate.

Contact us

Contact The Edge via phone, email or in person.​

The Edge, entry via level 1
07 3840 7666

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