Awards & Fellowships

Lennie McCall AM Dr Kerry Smith AM Richard Hazlewood Emeritus Professor Margaret Nowak AM Dr Ronda Jamieson Margaret Allen PSM FALIA and Sue North - Fellows of the Library Board
The Award recognises a person, a group of people or an organisation that has furthered the cause of library services in Western Australia.
Protestors take the knee - in deference to George Floyds death at the hands of a police officer - for one minute at the intersection of St Georges Terrace and Barrack Street during the march at the 2nd Black Lives Matter protest rally
A grant for researchers and scholars to enhance understanding of WA through research based on the State Library’s heritage collections.
Photograph of the Interior of Kelmscott Library
The scholarship supports the development of professional staff working in the WA public library network and aims to enhance library services through research and learning experiences. Entries closed on 27 March 2024.
Taylor Coventry for City of Karratha Library Board Awards 2023
Promoting innovation and collaboration in the library sector by any person, library or organisation in Western Australia. The 2023 Awards were announced at the Library Board Awards on 20 July 2023.
Premiers Book Awards
The 2024 Western Australian Premier's Book Awards are now closed for entries. The awards support, develop and recognise excellence in Western Australian writing. The State Library of Western Australia manages the Premier's Book Awards on behalf of the Government.
Doris Pilkington Garimara AM Hall of Fame
Find out about notable and prolific WA writers.
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