What's on

Explore the latest online events, exhibitions, workshops and talks

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.

Childrens Artwork Title - A baby plays outside he makes houses plays with cars army trucks and a large house 2001 Work by Hoang aged 5 from Lan Anh Kindergarten Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam Created as part of the project Play young childrens views

State Library will be joining Early Childhood Australia (Queensland branch) in the celebration of Under Eights Week.

The Corner - activities at home

Explore the exhibition, Big Voices: Children’s Art Matters through our exciting new The Corner at Home Activities! 

Indigenous girl reading a book

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


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.

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’.

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.