State Library of South Australia

Open hours

Spence Wing (First floor)

Includes: Main Reference Collection, Information Desk,
the Treasures Wall & the Copy Centre.

  • Monday to Wednesday 10am-8pm
  • Thursday & Friday 10am-6pm
  • Saturday & Sunday 10am-5pm

Your Hub (Ground Floor, Glass Foyer)

  • Monday to Sunday, open from 9am until closing time

Institute Building (including Featured Exhibitions)

  • Monday to Sunday 10am-5pm

View our current exhibitions.

Mortlock Wing (Mortlock Wing exhibitions)

  • Monday to Sunday 10am-5pm

Unless booked for a function, check the Mortlock Wing restricted hours

Friends of the State Library Office

  • Monday to Friday 11am-4pm

View their website for more information

Royal Geographical Society of South Australia Library

  • Tuesday to Friday 10am-1pm

View their website for more information

Symon Library

  • Monday to Friday 12-2pm

Aroma Cafe

  • Monday to Friday 7am-5pm
  • Saturday & Sunday - closed during Autumn & Winter

Public holidays


Australia Day, 26 January

Adelaide Cup Day, 14 March

Good Friday, 25 March

Easter Saturday, 26 March

Easter Monday, 28 March

ANZAC Day, 25 April

Queen's Birthday, 13 June

Labour Day, 3 October

Christmas Day, 25 December

Christmas Day holiday, 26 December

Proclamation Day holiday, 27 December

New Year's Day, 1 January 2017

New Year's Day holiday, 2 January 2017

Contact Us

Phone Us: +61 8 8207 7250
Ask Us a research query
Visit Us: Corner North Tce
& Kintore Ave, Adelaide

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