Explore our wonderful and diverse spaces on offer.
Asia Pacific Design Library
A 21st century library advocating for innovation, experimentation and play through design in the Asia Pacific.
Australian Library of Art showcase
Explore rare items complemented by temporary themed displays curated from State Library collections.
Running out of creative energy? Head over to The Brink cafe, located on level 1 of The Edge.
The Edge is live and digital. It is State Library’s space for creativity, ideas, and experimentation. We are the home of Queensland’s big thinkers, digital creators and leading researchers forging our future memory. Find out more about the resources and events happening at The Edge below, and sign up for monthly enews.
John Oxley Library
A place for quiet study and research using original materials such as diaries, manuscripts, artworks and maps.
A welcoming and respectful place for First Nations communities to meet, gather, and celebrate.
Visit our friendly team and select from a range of coffee, tea, alcoholic drinks, sandwiches, hot food, and snacks.
The Library Shop is home to a wonderful selection of Queensland's best established and emerging authors.
State Reference Library
Access computers, borrow books and print. You can also find family history information, music, films and a quiet place to study.
Talbot Family Treasures Wall
Discover a changing selection of items from State Library’s heritage collections.