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Computers, internet and wi-fi

State Library offers free public access computers with internet access and a wi-fi service across the South Bank building.

Public computers and internet 

On level 1:

  • 60 minute sessions 
  • no booking required
  • no membership required
  • access to the internet, library catalogue, eresources, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

On levels 2 & 3:

  • access up to 3 hours a day
  • no booking required
  • membership required
  • access to the internet, library catalogue, eresources, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

State Library offers a range of adaptive technology devices to enable people living with a disability to use the collections and resources. 

Man using computer at State Library Queensland

Digital Media Computers

  • access up to 4 hours a day
  • booking required
  • membership required
  • access to creative and industry standard software for design, 3D modelling, web and app development and image, audio and video editing, as well as a range of audio and design equipment

Find out more here.

young women use computer in digital media lab

Wi-fi service

Public access free wi-fi is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Connecting to wi-fi:

  • no membership required
  • select slqwireless from the list of available wi-fi networks on your device
  • when prompted, read and accept the Terms of Use to connect
  • acceptance of the terms of use is required after 18 hours
Two women sitting at a joint desk with a view of Brisbane city using laptops at State Library.

Safe internet use

It is important to be informed about online safety, and to understand how to protect yourself and your identity, report abuse, and actively contribute to a safer online environment.   

State Library staff are available to provide information about safe use of the internet. 

More information

Find out more about the responsible use of technology services at State Library.

Public Access ICT Services Policy

Information on the free ICT services provided at the library, including using the internet through the library’s computers and through visitors’ own devices.

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