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State Library Of Queensland

Stanley Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
+61 7 3840 7666
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Stanley Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
+61 7 3840 7666
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

And when compared to other states probably best not too! Multi level modern building with temporary spaces etc. It does not have the luxury of the historic buildings in Sydney, Melbourne or Adelaide. 2109

Thank Albywon
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

My and the Mr visited the library on a lazy weekend to see the Digital Futures Lab. The exhibition is super interesting and very fun. Everything is interactive which really adds to the experience with the hands on aspect. There was plenyu there to keep...More

Thank Sammi D
slq_12, Front Office Manager at State Library Of Queensland, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Thank you for your review, I am glad you enjoyed your visit to SLQ and our Digital Futures exhibition. The exhibition has now been extended until the end of January 2018, so plenty of time to visit again.

Reviewed 11 October 2017

Brisbane has it all , this complex is from the outside rather uninteresting,but it is all so convenient.I have atttended the Brisbane ADFAS speakers Morning functions and they use the offices upstairs Excellent.

Thank Julia G
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Spent quite a bit of time at this library, good amenities and helpful staff. Comfortable lounging around and lots of computers.

slq_12, Front Office Manager at State Library Of Queensland, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Thanks for your review, I hope you continue to visit State Library.

Reviewed 22 September 2017

I love this library, big and spacious. The reference section is comprehensive and there is a good variety of resources for aspiring writers. We sit in our favourite reading area surrounded by glass with 270 views of the river and city. If you like libraries...More

Thank Gaillhas
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Went here to use their internet to make a purchase however you need to be australian to log into their system. This was a bit of a downer. They do have free WiFi and their building is super modern!

Thank S S
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Enjoyed walking around the State Library. I didn't borrow books but went because of the Brisbane Writer's Festival. It was one of the better venues. Easy to find but a walk if to park too far down Southbank. I enjoyed the outdoor areas and it...More

Thank Sherry G
Reviewed 8 September 2017

The modern building of the State Library is impressive in itself. Lots of light. We looked at three displays on the fourth floor, including one that showed how protests had been made in the past. The posters that promoted safe sex, or the attractions of...More

Thank nocatnow
Reviewed 3 September 2017

The State Library of Queensland offers services to writers and researchers. It provides on-line computers for emailing and on-line searching. It also offers genealogy services. Queenslanders may borrow books, though the rare book collection is preserved. The Library has a very nice new building, its...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

I love it. I love it. Free wi fi is all you need for a good time these days. Comfy seating is plentifully available too

Thank Margorocks
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Response from OzzieSam | Reviewed this property |
There is a kids area on the Ground Level.