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The State Library of Western Australia believes that literacy transforms lives.

Visit Better Beginnings to find information, books and activities to help your child become a great reader.

Subject Guides

WA History

An overview of Western Australian History Subject Guides available at the State Library.


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e-Journals A to Z

Search for an e-journal by title or by category that is available via our electronic databases and follow the links to access articles.

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Events and fun for kids at the State Library, and information about writing competitions for children.

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At The Library


The State Library Shop has the best range of WA authors anywhere.

Venue Hire

Did you know you can hire rooms at the State Library?

WA Press Photographers Awards Exhibition

On display from March 15 2014.