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On now until Sunday 11 August 2024
Open during State Library opening hours:
Monday: 9am to 5pm
Tuesday: 9am to 7pm
Wednesday to Friday: 9am to 5pm
Saturday and Sunday: 12 to 5pm

Please note we are closed on public holidays.
State Library Gallery, Spence Wing, (Ground floor)
Free, no booking required
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State Library of South Australia 

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Join us for a family adventure at the Disrupt, Persist, Invent exhibition. Explore the stories of remarkable people who made significant changes on issues they cared about.

Activities for the whole family include:

  • create your own sticker: take home the sticker activity sheet and design a sticker that shows what’s important to you
  • exhibition activity book: use the activity book both in the gallery and at home to inspire you to make changes that matter to you
  • family trail: look out for the family trail as you walk through the exhibition, and the questions to make you think
  • change the world tag fence: share your vision and draw or write your idea for changing the world on a tag and attach it to the fence.

Bring the family and be inspired to make a difference. Explore, create, and share your ideas on how to disrupt, persist, and invent for a better world.


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 on 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?

The Mortlock Chamber may close for private events, check our opening hours for any closure times.

When it is open 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 is open Monday to Friday from 8am to 4pm and Saturdays from 12 to 4pm.

Find out more about the cafe and resident organisations at the State Library.

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