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State Library Of Queensland

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Stanley Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
+61 7 3840 7666
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

I had the pleasure of going to the Brisbane Writers Festival last week. The facilities were great and unique. So it was great.

Thank chocolat2016ABC
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

It is a nice place to study when you need to do some work during your holiday. Large place, comfy seats, good wifi. I chose a table near the kiddie area and it was so noisy! So before you set up your study table, make...More

Thank AnggiErka
Reviewed 25 August 2018

The resources at this library are impressive. It's a great place to work at a quiet table. Excellent wi-fi. A great cafe outside, too.

Thank Stockton S
slq_12, Front Office Manager at State Library Of Queensland, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Thanks very much for your review, a positive about our wi-fi is that it is available 24 hours a day and you can access it even when the Library is closed.

Reviewed 20 August 2018

The library has a range of books, however there is much more available. There is free wifi and computer access (without going into the reading area) as well as free children's programs running during the day.

Thank FionaSmith2018
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Quite a range of books if you like reading you can spend a lot of time in here reading the old fashioned way a hard copy though myself i read more ebooks

Thank Nick F
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Our family loves hanging out at SLQ on the weekend. Such an amazing building, beautiful architecture and incredible collections. The cafe is not bad either! The Corner and Asia-Pacific Design library are our favourites. Also a great place to read the paper over a coffee!More

Thank Gillian G
slq_12, Front Office Manager at State Library Of Queensland, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

Thanks for your review, I am glad your family enjoys visiting State Library. You may also like to take a look at our exhibitions on your next visit. We currently have Lifestyle: a sunshine state of mind in our main gallery on level 2, Islands;...More

Reviewed 22 July 2018

Visited the library for a free French movie. The movie was interesting but the seating in the Library for watching movies is a little inadequate. There are three screens across the front of the room - I was seating in the second row but found...More

Thank Christine R
Reviewed 22 July 2018

The Library was very large. It had several reading rooms along the river bank and throughout the library. There were many computers available. They had a display of the Olympic torch including how it was made and what the insides look like. I didn't really...More

1  Thank MARILYN B
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Great place to chill out and unwind to avoid the hustle bustle of Brisvegas. Would definitely rate this library.

Thank tameramccallum
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Loved looking around, the last time I visited was in the early 90's, a lot has changed. During school holidays there are a lot of childrens activities. There are displays that change regularly all are worth looking at. Ww will certainly be back

Thank FourPlay26
slq_12, Front Office Manager at State Library Of Queensland, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

Thanks for your review, I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit to State Library, we hope you will return again.

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There is a kids area on the Ground Level.