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Ten Pound Pom – Exhibition

The illustrated picture book
11 February to 24 May 2020
The Story Place Gallery

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Kay Poustie Scholarship 2020

Applications for 2020 are now open - entries close 5.00pm 28 February 2020.

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Aboriginal Languages

This new collection is available for loan, supports Aboriginal language learning and encourages the speaking of traditional languages.

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The Value of Libraries

Recent research undertaken by Curtin University identifies both the value and the valuing of libraries.

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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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Venues

Hire rooms for seminars, conferences, presentations, training sessions and interviews.

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The Christmas Island Boat Tragedy with Reneé Pettitt-Schipp: How Stories and Silence Speak

25 Feb 2020

Join 2018 WA Premier’s Book Award writer Reneé Pettitt-Schipp who worked with asylum seekers in detention on Christmas Island and Cocos Isla

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Play Time

26 Feb 2020

Volunteers host a trolley of free play pieces suitable for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers to enjoy.

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Family History Talks and Tours

26 Feb 2020

Join the State Library’s Subject Specialist for tours of the J. S Battye Library of West Australian History.

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Aboriginal Family History Sessions

26 Feb 2020

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

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