The Library is open but restrictions apply:

  • From 6pm January 16 2022, wearing masks in the Library is mandatory.
  • You must sign in on the ServiceWA or SafeWA app or write your details on the register provided.
  • You're encouraged to practice good hygiene and use hand sanitiser before entering the Library. 

We thank you for your cooperation and helping to keep WA safe.

If you have any questions or feedback about the plan please contact the Library on 08 9427 3111 or info@slwa.wa.gov.au

16 January 2022

  1. Is the Library open?
    Yes, the Library is open. See the Opening Hours page for more details.
  2. Are there restrictions on visitor numbers?
    No.
  3. Is there a time limit on visits?
    No.
  4. Do I need to provide contact details to visit the Library?
    Yes, anyone entering the building must register their contact details via the SafeWA app or write their details on the register provided.
  5. Do I have to wear a mask in the Library?
    From 6pm January 16 2022, wearing masks in the Library is mandatory.
  6. Can I borrow books and music scores?
    Yes, you can request items for loan via a Library staff member. Anyone who joined the Library while we were closed from 23 March to 18 May 2020 will need to provide proof of address to loan items.
  7. Are library materials safe?
    It appears the risk of contamination from paper-based materials is low.
  8. Are discussion/study rooms available?
    Yes.
  9. Are Rhyme Time and Story Time on again?
    Yes.  
  10. Can my family visit the Story Place (the kids' space on the Mezzanine Floor)?
    Yes.
  11. Can I bring my children to the Library?
    Yes.
  12. Do you provide hand sanitiser?
    Yes, all visitors should sanitise their hands on entering the Library.
  13. Can I use the computers?
    Yes, computers are available for public use. There is a one-hour time limit. Public computers can be booked on the Ground Floor of the Library.
  14. Can I print?
    Yes, print services are available.

The Library is open but restrictions apply:

  • From Tuesday 6 July until Sunday 11 July the maximum number permitted in the Library will be 150.
  • Wearing masks in the Library will be mandatory.

COVID Safety Plan and Certificate (6 July 2021)

If you have any questions or feedback about the plan please contact the Library on 08 9427 3111 or info@slwa.wa.gov.au.

If you have any questions or feedback about the plan please contact the Library on 08 9427 3111 or info@slwa.wa.gov.au

If you have any questions or feedback about the plan please contact the Library on 08 9427 3111 or info@slwa.wa.gov.au

If you have any questions or feedback about the plan please contact the Library on 08 9427 3111 or info@slwa.wa.gov.au

If you have any questions or feedback about the plan please contact the Library on 08 9427 3111 or info@slwa.wa.gov.au

If you have any questions or feedback about the plan please contact the Library on 08 9427 3111 or info@slwa.wa.gov.au

If you have any questions or feedback about the plan please contact the Library on 08 9427 3111 or info@slwa.wa.gov.au

If you have any questions or feedback about the plan please contact the Library on 08 9427 3111 or info@slwa.wa.gov.au

General Information

Unsurprisingly, the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) has generated much discussion and the dissemination of unsubstantiated rumours and theories.

The State Library, like all libraries, prides itself on being a source of accurate information. This page on the Corona Virus provides links to credible sources of information on the virus. Currently this information is the information provided by the World Health Organisation, and Australian and Western Australian government departments.

This page last updated on 18 January 2022