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Asia Pacific Design Library
A 21st century library advocating for innovation, experimentation and play through design in the Asia Pacific.
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Australian Library of Art Showcase, level 4
Australian Library of Art showcase
Explore rare items complemented by temporary themed displays curated from State Library collections.
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The Bink coffee shop inside the Edge.
The Brink
Running out of creative energy? Head over to The Brink cafe, located on level 1 of The Edge.
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Children at State Library of Queensland
The Corner
A creative space especially for children under 8 and their families.
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People meeting at The Edge
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.
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Woman logging into a State Library computer in the Infozone.
Free access computers, printing facilities, Wi-Fi and phone charging stations.
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Two visitors in the John Oxley Library. One visitor reads a book on a couch while the other is using a laptop.
John Oxley Library
A place for quiet study and research using original materials such as diaries, manuscripts, artworks and maps.
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Visitors chatting and eating while gathered around a lit fire in the Talking Circle.
kuril dhagun
A welcoming and respectful place for First Nations communities to meet, gather, and celebrate.
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Three staff members working behind the counter in the Library Cafe.
Library Café
Visit our friendly team and select from a range of coffee, tea, alcoholic drinks, sandwiches, hot food, and snacks.
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Four visitors perusing books at the Library Shop.
Library Shop
The Library Shop is home to a wonderful selection of Queensland's best established and emerging authors.
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People sitting at desks and walking through the library.
State Reference Library
Access computers, borrow books and print. You can also find family history information, music, films and a quiet place to study.
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Visitor viewing the Talbot Family Treasures Wall
Talbot Family Treasures Wall
Discover a changing selection of items from State Library’s heritage collections.
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Birds eye view of Anzac Square
Anzac Square
Discover the Anzac Square Memorial Galleries curated by the State Library of Queensland.
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