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Contact registration at SLWA

From 5 Dec 2020, patrons will be required to register for contact tracing when entering the Library.
For quick and easy entry, we recommend using the SafeWA app.

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Seeking LGBTQIA+ stories

The State Library is determined to diversify its collections with the many voices and stories of the WA community.

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Creating Perth

7 November 2020 - 19 March 2021
FREE Exhibition l Ground Floor Gallery

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7 November 2020 - 13 March 2021
FREE Exhibition & Activities
The Nook, Storyplace Gallery & Midwest Room

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Opening Hours

Monday-Thursday 9:00am-8:00pm

Friday 9:00am-5:30pm

Saturday-Sunday 10:00am-5:30pm

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As a member you can borrow books and other items from our collection.

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Story Time

02 Dec 2020

Interactive story fun for pre-schoolers and their carers.

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Let’s Talk English Conversation Group - What's the law?

02 Dec 2020

Informal ‘chat’ sessions for adults whose first language is not English.

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How Legal Aid WA Can Help

02 Dec 2020

Do you have a legal problem? Legal Aid WA is here to help!

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Rhyme Time

04 Dec 2020

Songs, rhymes and stories for babies and their families.

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