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Donate to our Collections, find out about legal deposit for publishers and authors or suggest a purchase.
With your help, we can protect and preserve Western Australia's unique history and culture for future generations.
How do you find what you are searching for amongst the millions of images, maps, posters, newspapers, books, databases and directories in the State Library Catalogue? Learn how to dig in. 
State Library partners with local government to provide library services to Western Australia through 233 public libraries.
Copies of items can be ordered from the State Library collections for personal use, research, or display and publication.
Treasured pictures from the State Library collection are now available to purchase as unique gifts from Redbubble including notebooks, laptop covers, phone cases, scarves, clothing, mugs and so much more.
We have a range of venues with capacities ranging from 12 to 207 people.
This page last updated on 24 January 2023