Services for the community

UQ Library welcomes visitors from the general public to use our spaces and on-site collections. As part of the wider community, you can:

Get a Library membership

Get a community membership

Your library card is required for borrowing.

We will email you once your membership application is processed. Collect your library card from any AskUs service point during service hours.


Anyone is welcome to visit our locations and use our on-site collections, including our cultural and historical collections. Visitors also have access to: 

Our staff can advise on how to access materials from UQ Library locations, including Fryer Library.


If you become a UQ Library community member, you can::

  • borrow our books
  • place requests

​​Reciprocal membership may be available for students and staff of other universities.

Update your membership details.

Using the Library

Library spaces

Community members and visitors are welcome to use our library spaces. Check our building hours for community members and visitors. Facilities available, and library floor plans can be found for each library via the library locations page.

Print and scan

Printing and scanning is available to visitors.  To print you must:

  1. Buy and register a print/copy card
  2. Login to a computer as a guest or use the multifunction printer  

Library computers

You have guest access to UQ Library computers. The username is "libguest" and the password is "libguest".

You can:

You cannot:

  • access Microsoft Office products
  • access the internet

Wifi at UQ

Visiting staff and students of other universities

UQ deploys Eduroam wireless; UQ Wireless Network information.

Visitors can log on to a Library computer in one of our locations to access a selection of our databases and eBooks.


    Visiting The University of Queensland

    Visit our Events page to find out about upcoming Library events. Everyone is welcome! You can also Like us on Facebook to stay up to date with our latest news, events and view photos from past events.

    Join the Friends of the Library to receive invitations to a range of events throughout the year. These may include author talks, lectures, exhibition tours, behind-the-scenes tours, and social events. 

    Author Frank Moorhouse AM delivers the 2015 Fryer Lecture in Australian Literature

    Visit our Campuses site for information on visiting UQ campuses and locations, including:

    • maps and directions to UQ campuses
    • parking guide
    • public transport information
    UQ Lakes Bus Station, UQ St Lucia Campus

    The University's St Lucia, Gatton and Herston campuses have many museums to visit.  

    UQ Anthropology Museum, UQ St Lucia Campus

    Campus tours

    Tours take about an hour; ask questions and see UQ up close.  

    Tour times:

    • St Lucia campus during Queensland school holiday periods
    • Gatton campus on request.
    UQ St Lucia Sustainability Walk - Lakes Precinct

    Stay up to date with our events news