The State Library of Western Australia offers a range of resources and services to multicultural communities.

LETS Story Time

Children's activities

The State Library holds regular children's reading and literacy activities in The Story Place.

Staff helping client with Catalogue computer

Computers and internet

Free access to computers and internet, including one-on-one assistance to improve digital literacy.

Community Languages Collection on Level 1
An extensive collection of books and resources in over 40 languages found on Level 1.
eAudiobook Borrow Box on smartphone


Free access to eBooks, graphic novels and audiobooks in languages other than English.

The West Australian online on a desktop computer screen

eNewspapers and eMagazines

Free access to eNewspapers and eMagazines from over 100 countries in 60 languages.

Kanopy movies on a tablet screen

Films and music

Free access to film, music and television in languages other than English.

Lote4Kids Logo

LOTE4Kids is a digital collection of picture books (ebooks and audiobooks) in a diverse range of World Languages.

Pile of State Library photo prints from c1982

The State Library's catalogue

Oral histories, video interviews and photographs that share the stories of multicultural communities.

Gascoyne Room meeting room

Spaces for hire

The State Library offers central venue hire for community groups.

Join the Library

Membership at the State Library of Western Australia is free for all residents of WA. As a member, you can borrow books and other items from our collection and access a range of eBooks and other electronic resources.

Community language teacher resources.
Community Languages Collection shelves