State Library of South Australia

Welcome to YOUR State Library [opportunity 3]

Location: Meet in the State Library forecourt

Note: Free, bookings essential

Picture of the State Library of South Australia buildings

A Guided Experience Orientation to the State Library for student groups. Facilitated by experienced State Library volunteers.

Suitability: years Reception to 7
Cost: Free
Duration: 75 minutes. 10am
Capacity: class of 30 students maximum
Supervision: 1:6
Days: Thursdays | 10am or 12pm
Facilitator: Experienced Community Learning Volunteer

Do you and your students know what the State Library is all about?

Come and visit us and together we will explore the treasures, stories and spaces of the State Library.

A team of experienced, knowledgeable volunteers will guide this engaging learning experience. All tools and materials will be provided by the State Library of South Australia, free of charge.

Learning experiences

  • investigate library spaces and explore library services
  • reflect on the role the State Library might play in their lives
  • pose inquiry questions and compare, analyse and reflect on information from past and present.


The learning experiences are aligned with the Australian Curriculum, with a particular emphasis on the learning area of Humanities and Social Sciences: History, focussing on the concepts of significance, continuity and change, place and space and the general capabilities of literacy, numeracy, critical and creative thinking. Teaching for Effective Learning framework.


  Term 3 or Term 4 below.

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Event contact details

Contact: Community Learning Team

Phone: 8207 7239

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