The Edge

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

Tools for makers and creatives

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

Digital Media Lab

Access a range of professional software for graphic design, audio and video editing, animation and more.  

Recording Studio

Record and mix your own multitrack music, interviews and podcasts.  

Fabrication Lab

Bring your creative vision to life with access to 3D printers, laser cutters and more.  


SLQ Wiki

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

Book equipment

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

Brisbane Tool Library

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

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

Join the conversation

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The Brink

Running out of creative energy? Head over to The Brink cafe, located on level 1 of The Edge. 

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Book a space

The Window bays at The Edge are ideal for freelancers, entrepreneurs or students to meet, work and study.

Venue hire

The Edge offers a unique space for your next networking function or launch event.

State Library blog

Get the latest news and read articles from State Library’s creative community.