State Library of Queensland, 2021, photo by Stephen Henry.

State Library Queensland

Founded in 1896, State Library of Queensland is the leading reference and research library in Queensland.

Useful information

Stanley Place, Brisbane’s Cultural Precinct, Brisbane, QLD, 4101
Free

Features

Gift shop
Café / refreshments
Disabled access
Toilets
Accessible toilets
Baby changing facilities
Regular guided tours

Opening hours

Monday9am – 8pm
Tuesday9am – 8pm
Wednesday9am – 8pm
Thursday9am – 8pm
Friday9am – 5pm
Saturday10am – 5pm
Sunday10am – 5pm

More information about…

Founded in 1896, State Library of Queensland is the leading reference and research library in Queensland.

State Library is responsible for collecting and preserving a comprehensive collection of Queensland’s cultural and documentary heritage, providing free access to information for all Queenslanders and for the advancement of public libraries across the State.

State Library plays a lead role in serving all Queenslanders, through state-wide library services and partnerships with more than 320 vibrant public libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres in Queensland.

Enjoy three gallery spaces at State Library in the slq Gallery, kuril dhagun and Heritage suite. Each space displays engaging temporary exhibitions centering Queensland’s story through history, art and State Library’s collection.

Nearby Museums & Galleries

An outside view of Scouts Queensland Heritage Centre

Scouts Queensland Heritage Centre

Baden-Powell Park, 68 Cash Avenue, Samford, QLD
Free
Sat 1.30pm - 4pm
An outside view of a light installation of QAGOMA

Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art

Stanley Place, South Brisbane, QLD
Free
Daily 10am - 5pm
An outside view of Art from the Margins

Art from the Margins

136 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD
Free
Mon - Fri, 10am - 4pm
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