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Easter and ANZAC public holiday

The State Library will be closed from 5:30pm om Thursday 18 April and reopen on Tuesday 23 April

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Election campaign materials wanted

We don’t want your vote on May 18 – we do want election advertising materials for our Ephemera Collection.

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eResources are ...

... simply resources you can access online on your smart phone or through the internet. They are free with your Library membership.

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Save our Films

Make a donation to help digitise our valuable Film Collection

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Cicada by Shaun Tan

Friday 8 February - Wednesday 24 April 2019
Free l Ground Floor Gallery

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Family History Talks and Tours

Wednesday 24 April

Join the Library's Subject Specialists on the first Wednesday of each month for tours of the J.S.

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Cicada by Shaun Tan

Friday 08 February to Wednesday 24 April

Be amazed by this exhibition of original artwork, sculpture and draft illustrations from Cicada, a tale which resonates with older children

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Aboriginal Family History

Wednesday 24 April

Join State Library staff from the Storylines program to learn more about Aboriginal family history resources.

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Sounds of the City

Friday 01 February to Monday 29 April

This exhibition invites visitors to explore some of the sounds of Perth City.

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