Adult literacy collection

The ability to read and write is essential for everything we do throughout our lives. The State Library has resources for people who wish to improve their reading and writing or are learning English or another language.

Books and resources are located on the Level 1 and can be borrowed from the Library. Electronic resources can be accessed online through the catalogue to find online resources for reading, writing and IELTS exam preparation.

Resources include books to help with spelling, grammar and IELTS preparation, easy-to-read books for adults (from beginner to advanced), with some including an audio CD and eResources

The online collection includes eBooks, audiobooks, newspapers in languages other than English and magazines. These resources can help you improve your reading, writing and English language skills.

To use the resources at home, you will need to be a State Library of Western Australia member. Join now

Reading and writing help services are available from: 

Read Write Now 1800 018 802 

Reading Writing Hotline 1300 655 506 

Last updated on 12 October 2021