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State Library of South Australia

Exhibitions on now

Press Union Dinner, 1955
  • exhibition

Sweet and savoury

menus from the collections of the State Library

On now until June 2023

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Free entry

Australian inder attack - Sandy Mcorist
  • exhibition

If walls could talk

A photographic exhibition by Alexandra McOrist

Until Sunday 29 January 2023

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Free entry

Explore the collections

The State Library offers many opportunities to explore and discover areas of the State’s history, your family history, our special collections, digital collections and more. 

Barrio Adelaide Festival Poster

Digital Collections

Showcases selected items from the State Library’s collection with a particular focus on South Australiana. 

Explore the collections [B 1831873]

Collections

Explore the collections including South Australiana, Family History and Special Collections.

South Australian Premier, Steele Hall, with his children [PRG1662/5/27]

Family History

Get started on researching your family history today.

Library Guides of the State Library of SA

Library Guides

Find research assistance, subject guides and useful resources on a range of subjects.

Trove, National Library of Australia

TROVE

Trove helps you find Australia's cultural collections by bringing together content from libraries, museums, archives, repositories and other research and collecting organisations big and small. 

Access free eResources at the State Library

eResources

We subscribe and provide free access and home access to wide-variety of eResources that include both full-text articles and abstracts, magazines, scholarly journals, eBooks, databases, indexes, newspapers, encyclopedias and lots more.