A fun Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths program for little learners
Weekly on Wednesday at 10:30am
STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. Come and join the fun where we will be reading stories, singing songs and exploring through play.
Monthly on the last Wednesday at 11:00am
Do you want to find out about your family history and don’t know where to start? Let us help you at one of our free and friendly talks at the State Library.
Monthly on the last Wednesday at 3:30pm
The Storylines Project connects Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to the State Library of WA's heritage, history and photographic collections.
Nathan Hobby talks about his biography of Katharine Susannah Prichard
Join author Nathan Hobby and Battye Historian Dr Kate Gregory as they discuss the remarkable life of novelist, journalist and activist Katherine Susannah Prichard.
Weekly on Friday at 10:30am
Songs, rhymes and stories for babies and their families, followed by an hour of Play Time to help develop early literacy and learning skills.
From the comfort of your own home, join us for a conversation with award-winning children's book artist and illustrator Frané Lessac.
Join us for a thought-provoking weekend of ideas that challenge assumptions. Now in its eighth year, Disrupted will encourage discussion that will challenge and inspire our way of thinking through speakers, writers, advocates and more as we explore the quest for equality in all its forms.
Book Launch & Live Performance
Join us for a special launch of the unique science, art, poetry and philosophy book, The Dying Alchemists, by debut WA author Nicholas Bennett and artist Tina Wilson.
with Tina Wilson
Experiment, learn and grow your watercolour skills in this workshop run by artist, Tina Wilson.
Weekly on Wednesday at 10:30am
Interactive story fun for pre-schoolers and their carers. Followed by a half hour Play Time where families can explore literacy and learning through reading, talking, singing, writing and playing together.

Coming soon...

Sat 18 – Sun 19 June 2022
Join us for a thought-provoking weekend of ideas that challenge assumptions. Now in its eighth year, this year's festival explores the theme of honesty and truth, which come at a cost. Honesty takes great strength, and truth can be challenging and liberating.  
This page last updated on 23 March 2022