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On now until Sunday 9 January 2022
Monday to Tuesday: 8am to 7pm
Wednesday to Friday: 8am to 5pm
Saturday and Sunday: 12 to 5pm
Mortlock Chamber
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Did you find a book in the Mortlock Book Nook that you'd like to read again?

The following books are featured in the Christmas at the Morltock Book Nook, and can be borrowed from your local library! Simply click on the image to see if a copy is available from your local library.

 Remember that you can search for many more Christmas titles via the public libraries catalogue.

Book cover - Christmas Always Comes

Christmas Always
By Jackie French
and Bruce Whatley
Book cover - Grug

Grug and His First
By Ted Prior
Book cover - Wombat divine

An Aussie Christmas
Gum Tree
By Jackie Hosking
Book cover - Aussie Christmas

An Aussie Christmas
Gum Tree
By Jackie Hosking
Book cover - The Jolly Christmas Postman

The Jolly Christmas
By Janet and
Allan Ahlberg
Book cover - The Christmas Present Hunt

The Christmas
Present Hunt
By Beatrix Potter
Book cover - Summer

By June Factor
and Alison Lester
Book cover - Elmer

Elmer’s Christmas
By David McKee
Book cover - The little yellow digger saves Christmas

The Little Yellow Digger
Saves Christmas
By Peter Gilderdale
Book cover - The polar express

The Polar Express
By Chris Van Allsburg
Book cover - The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker
By Katy Flint
Book cover - The night before Christmas

The Night Before
By Clement C. Moore

How do I get to the State Library by public transport?

The 'State Library, Art Gallery, Museum' tram-stop is just outside the State Library. There are bus stops close by near the War Memorial on North Terrace. The closest train station is the Adelaide city station on North Terrace.

You can plan your journey via Adelaide Metro.

Is there car parking near the State Library?

The nearest car park is Wilson's Adelaide Central car park, 225 North Terrace, next to David Jones.

There is paid metered street parking along Kintore Ave and Victoria Drive.

Where is the wheelchair and stroller access?

Access to the Spence Wing first floor and the Mortlock Chamber is via the lift in the glass foyer entrance of the library.

There is on-street disabled parking available in the nearby roads. View more information and maps of Adelaide City Council's Disability parking for permit holders.

How do I check if the Mortlock Chamber is open when I plan to visit?

You can visit the Mortlock Chamber on the ground floor to look at the exhibition bays.  The upper levels of the Mortlock Wing include quiet study areas.

Is there a cafe at the State Library?

Yes, the State Library Cafe by St Raphaels located on the ground floor in the glass foyer.

Christmas at the Mortlock

Christmas at the Mortlock

Come along and celebrate Christmas at the State Library by visiting our Mortlock Chamber.

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