State Library of South Australia

Community programs | Live & Learn

We continue to learn throughout our lifetime, so the State Library of SA can help you discover an exciting range of courses, talks and workshops designed for all ages.

Community groups > Did you know that you can book a custom tour or program? Contact us to discuss your requirements.
Phone: 8207 7239
Email: slsacommunitylearning@sa.gov.au


Activities for community groups & individuals

 

Jeannie Baker Circle exhibiton at the Adelaide Botanic Gardens

Belonging

Date: 7 August 2017 to 18 August 2017

Time: 9am to closing time

Location: Your Hub, ground floor of the Spence Wing

Note: Free & all welcome

We invite you to take part in a community artwork that explores the concept of Belonging.

People of all ages can create a miniature collage inspired by the Library's collections and the work of author/illustrator Jeannie Baker.

John George Wilson B 46130 88

In Their Own Words: World War I Letters & Diaries - for Groups

Date: 1 August 2017 to 29 August 2017

Time: Various

Location: Foyer of the historic Institute Building

Note: Group bookings - slsacommunitylearning@sa.gov.au

Uncover the humor, hardship, love and memories of men and women enmeshed in World War I through the writings of those in the trenches and at home.

Cost: free, bookings essential
Duration: 90 minutes, includes a 30 minute walking tour
Capacity: 20 adults
Facilitator: Librarians
Bookings: 82077239 or slsacommunitylearning@slsa.sa.gov.au

John George Wilson B 46130 88

In Their Own Words: World War I Letters & Diaries - for Individuals

Date: 25 August 2017

Time: 1pm to 2.30pm

Location: Foyer of the historic Institute Building

Note: Individual bookings

Uncover the humor, hardship, love and memories of men and women enmeshed in World War I through the writings of those in the trenches and at home.

Cost: free, bookings essential
Duration: 90 minutes, includes a 30 minute walking tour
Capacity: 20 adults
Facilitator:
Librarians

Science Week 2017

Science Week events

Date: 13 August 2017 to 20 August 2017

Location: Various

Note: Free, bookings essential

The State Library is participating in National Science Week as we explore innovation, technology and research drawn from our collections.

An extraordinary South Australian

Sir Hubert Wilkins: An extraordinary South Australian - for Groups

Date: 5 September 2017 to 19 September 2017

Time: Tuesdays 10.30

Note: contact: slsaeducationtours@slsa.sa.gov.au

Meet this pioneering South Australian, born at Mount Bryan East in 1888, who was better known overseas than in Australia.

Cost: free, bookings essential
Duration: 90 minutes, includes a 30 minute walking tour
Location: Tuesdays:Institute Building foyer | Fridays: Main building glass foyer
Capacity: 20 adults
Facilitator: Librarians
Bookings: Ph: 82077239 or email: slsaeducationtours@slsa.sa.gov.au

 

An extraordinary South Australian

Sir Hubert Wilkins: An extraordinary South Australian - for individuals

Date: 15 September 2017

Time: 1pm to 2.30pm

Location: Meet in the main entrance glass foyer

Note: individual bookings

Meet this pioneering South Australian, born at Mount Bryan East in 1888, who was better known overseas than in Australia.

Cost: free, bookings essential
Duration: 90 minutes, includes a 30 minute walking tour
Capacity: 20 adults
Facilitator: Education Librarians

Live and Learn ongoing learning for all ages

Before you visit

More activities on offer

Events at the State Library
The State Library hosts a wide variety of interesting and informative events throughout the year.

Exhibitions at the State Library
Find out about our current and permanent exhibitions which explore the wonderful collections of the State Library.

Tours of the State Library
Free weekly tours hosted by the State Library of SA's Ambassadors.

Walking tours
Self-guided walking tours for mobile devices highlighting historical aspects of the city, allowing you to travel through time at your own pace.

Explore our spaces online

Mortlock Wing - 360o panorama and Mortlock library guide

Circulating Library - 360o panorama and Adelaide Circulating Library library guide

Spence Library - 360o panorama and Spence Wing Library guide

 

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