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Tuesday 1 March 2022
11am to 12pm
Hetzel Lecture Theatre, Institute Building (Ground floor)
Free, bookings essential

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About the presenter

Rick Sarre, Emeritus Professor of Law and Criminal Justice at the University of South Australia

State Library Supports

Join us for this month's Books in My Life, a monthly talk given by various influential/intellectual provided by Friends of the State Library of South Australia.

Rick Sarre Tuesday Talk

Professor Rick Sarre

Rick is the new Friends President. He is Emeritus Professor of Law and Criminal Justice at the University of South Australia. Rick enjoyed teaching stints in the USA, Hong Kong, and Sweden during his 35 years in the tertiary sector. Rick is also author of his recently published memoir, Life Actually : A Feast of 500-word Memories (Moonglow Publishing).

This is a free event but bookings are essential.

To keep our staff and customers safe we continue to follow the physical distancing, building capacity limits and increased hygiene practises outlined by the State Government.
When entering the State Library check-in either by:
* scanning the QR code using the COVID-Safe Check-in app or 
* completing the contract tracing form and placing it in the box provided.
Please sanitise your hands at the sanitiser stations provided.

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?

The State Library Cafe, located on the ground floor in the glass foyer, will be reopening in 2022. Keep an eye on our website and social accounts for more details. 

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