What's On

Combined Calendar

For all state Library events, including films, tours, exhibitions and children's events.

Events & Talks

From exciting lectures and talks inspired by our exhibtions and collections, to films and concerts - there is always something to interest everyone.


Find out about our current exhibitions.

Community Open Day

Community Open Day - Dutch Journeys to the Western Edge

State Library Connect: our eNewsletter

News and information about the State Library's exhibitions, displays, tours, talks and learning programs.

Literacy Framework

Literacy Framework will identify the unique role and contribution of the SLWA and public libraries in enhancing literacy throughout Western Australia and inform future SLWA strategies in the literacy area.

Welcome to The Story Place

Enjoy this great place for families and children to share stories at the State Library.

National Family History Month August 2016

Program of events at the State Library of Western Australia to celebrate National Family History Month 2016.

School Holidays

There's lots to do at The Place in the State Library.


Discover the Library and our unique collections with our weekly "Maps, Music , Microfilm and More" tour and special event tours.

Family History Tours & Workshops

The Family History Subject Specialists offer tours of the Genealogy Centre and the J S Battye Library of West Australian History.

WACE Study Space

Looking for somewhere quiet, convenient and packed full of past papers and study guides?

Audio and Video

Welcome to the State Library's online audio and video collection. View a selection of audio material featuring presentations and talks by library subject specialists and guest speakers.


Exciting and diverse new education programs for primary, secondary and tertiary students. All education programs are free of charge.

2016 Media Releases

2016 Media releases about the State Library of Western Australia and its activities.

2015 Media Releases

2015 Media releases about the State Library of Western Australia and its activities.

2014 Media Releases

2014 Media releases about the State Library of Western Australia and its activities.


A range of exciting multimedia experiences showcasing the State Library's unique collections, past exhibitions and events.

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