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Access more benefits online and onsite when you become a State Library member. Membership is free. Access is immediate.

Membership features

For information on our spaces, opening hours and conditions of entry see plan your visit now.

  Online Onsite

Access online books, magazines, journals, newspapers, documentaries and films

Borrow books and items from the Information Collections*

Access thousands of online courses

Research your family history with Ancestry Library Edition and Findmypast


Fast track your catalogue searches with personalisation options

Request items from the catalogue before you visit

Save learning and teaching resources on Curriculum Connect

Use a computer


Book an individual study space or meeting room

Access audio and video recording equipment, digital media software, fabrication tools and more


*Visit State Library to show photo ID and proof of Queensland residency.

Frequently asked questions

The perks of State Library membership

Vicki McDonald AM, State Librarian and Chief Executive Officer talks about some of the perks of a free State Library membership.

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