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. While we might not be able to speak to you face to face, we can still help you in a number of ways.
Showcases selected items from the State Library’s collection with a particular focus on South Australiana.
Explore the collections including South Australiana, Family History and Special Collections.
Get started on researching your family history today.
Years from now we’ll look back and want to know how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted our state, our communities and our families. Make your voice part of our archive by joining the Facebook page and sharing your story.
Download our printable board games and find fun ways to engage with South Australian history and our collections.
Explore and watch South Australian Film Corporation and GMH film productions, promotional tourism films, State Library collections and individual South Australian films showcasing local lifestyles over the last century, including such important events as the Murray River floods.
Search the catalogue for a variety of materials held by the Library including books, magazines, newspapers, sound recordings, archival records and photographs.
For all your research or reference queries our librarians are here to help you!
Did you know that State Library membership is free? Being a State Library members provides you with greater access to the collection. Check out the benefits and sign up for a card today.
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.
Find research assistance, subject guides and useful resources on a range of subjects.
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.
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.