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State Library Of Queensland

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Address: Stanley Street | P.O. Box 3488, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
Phone Number: 61 7 3840 7666
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A hidden treasure

I recently did a photographic course in one of the meeting rooms of the state library- it reminded me of what a truly great area the whole precinct is. Lots of little nooks and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
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Kingscliff, Australia
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Kingscliff, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 NEW

I recently did a photographic course in one of the meeting rooms of the state library- it reminded me of what a truly great area the whole precinct is. Lots of little nooks and crannies, oth inside and outside the building. Worth spending a day in the area exploring the library, the museum, and the art gallery- including with kids!... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

This is a surprisingly majestic and stately place to visit. I enjoyed the history and architecture. There was a pleasant lady there that gave me a tour. She was very kind. Not sure if she was an employee or volunteer. It is definitely worth an hour or so.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

There is a play area for the kids, where they will read stories to the kids, they change the theme regularly too, so it's always different each time we go.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This place is just next to the Gallery of Modern Arts in South bank, and just overlooks the Brisbane river. History lovers and Research scholars will just love this place a lot. You will find a huge variety of books and magazines both in Print and digital media. The reading halls are quite big, have plenty of light and surprisingly... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This isn't a very amazing State Library. Yes it overlooks the river and the view is quite nice - but apart from that, there isn't very much. Quite boring. Melbourne State Library on the other hand...

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Fabulous Venue. . next to the Goma. . .Very Helpful Staff. . Great informative free entertainment for Children throughout the year. . Educational and informative programmes are extremely enjoyable. . I am a Genealogist, and the resources and assistance of Staff is commendable

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Top floor is very quiet with tables looking over the river. Staff are very helpful. Tremendous resource with books, journals, historic records, current newspapers and computer facilities. Laptops can be plugged in. Special collections relating to Queensland.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Great place to find a bit of quiet and peace in the middle of BNEs Cultural district. Free WiFi and lots of spaces to read a book, paper or study. even has a Kids Corner and activities. The Edge is a great venue to check out with lots of activities and workshop on offer, many of them free.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I found this a very interesting place to do research.Very helpful staff. Also has a Book shop and Eateries and Childrens play area at this Library. Of course to use the resources you would have to become a Library member. And it is close to the Museum and accessable by public transport to the Culture Centre

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Victoria Point, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

smashing place to visit, very interesting and staff helpful. lots to do and learn. every thing a child needs to study too.

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