What's on

Explore the latest online events, exhibitions, workshops and talks


Created by big kids for little kids, Kindergo is a free reading app that empowers children aged 2-7 to read by themselves.

Uraine and Erin in Human Library reading

Human Library Online is one way to learn more about First Nations people and their lived experiences.

Virtual meetup

While our buildings are closed, we still wanted to give community a place to gather and meet, so we have created a virtual Hack the Evening which will include our Made Today meetups. 

Image of cabin built within Queensland Minecraft

Join State Library Queensland's Minecraft server, full of challenges, excitement and adventures.

Kate Morton

Award-winning author Kate Morton will be joining State Library of Queensland for Story Time.

Indigenous girl reading a book

Jarjum Stories Live! shares the diversity of storytelling in Aboriginal and Torres Islander cultures. 

Large amusement park ride swans on a truck trailer

Please join us online as we announce and congratulate the recipients of State Library's most prestigious awards.

Close up portrait of a camel musterer in the outback

Remember, see and feel the last 20 years through Twenty – an online exhibition of State Library of Queensland’s contemporary photography collection​s.

Childrens Artwork in storage box

Meet our talented preservation staff to learn the tips and tricks to preserve your children’s artwork and treasures ‘after the fridge’.

Image of Yaron Lifschitz

Our much anticipated second Game Changers conversation for 2020 showcases Yaron Lifschitz, Artistic Director and CEO of Circa.

Uraine and Erin in Human Library reading

Borrow a human e-book online! The health of our human books and our clients is our top priority, for that reason our human books are now digital. 


Staying home doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy big adventures. Our free Reading Adventure Club is a fun way to keep young minds firing.

Baby in penguin top dancing at Rhyme Time

Join us for Story time, Rhyme time or Baby Play every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10am on the SLQPlay and First5Forever Facebook pages.

Audacity - The free and open source audio editor

If you have an idea for the next amazing podcast that’s going to take the world by storm but don’t know where to start, enrol now and and get some guidance.

Design a DIY Pop Culture Vinyl Toy with Meshmixer

Pop! Vinyl, My Little Pony, Mighty Muggs and all the awesome anime statues you see in the stores all have one thing in common; someone designed them, and someone manufactured them This is your chance to learn (some of) the skills to make that someone you.