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Many items from the State Library's collection are available to explore online.
A digital showcase of selected items from the State Library's collections with a particular focus on South Australiana.
The State Library collects and maintains materials relating to South Australia and its people. We have extensive South Australiana and family history resources.
Every night of the year, from sunset to midnight in the State Library Forecourt, fascinating stories, characters, history and hidden gems from the State Library's collections are waiting for you.
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.
Research assistance, subject guides and useful resources compiled by the State Library of South Australia.
We subscribe and provide free 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.
There are many things to see and do in and around the State Library.
The Friends of the State Library of South Australia offer a variety of interesting events throughout the year, including their regular event Wednesdays @ One.
Discover the people and ideas that have shaped democracy in South Australia, and the power of your voice in it.
Open daily with free admission, the Centre of Democracy is located in the Institute Building, corner of North Terrace and Kintore Avenue.
Looking for that bespoke gift for someone special or something for your home?
Explore our online gift store featuring items from the State Library’s collections, and find a range of products, including home décor, wall art, stationery, clothing, bags, and more.