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.  

People learning how to use the laser cutter in the Edge

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

Temporarily closed. 

Woman mixing sound in the Edge recording studio

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

Temporarily closed.

People using computers in the Digital Media lab

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

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.

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.

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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