State Library closed Monday 7 October, Labour Day public holiday
Most State Library books are available for loan to public libraries for a 5 week period on the condition that they are read in the public library.
If home use is required, because of exceptional circumstances, please seek permission from State Library's Document Delivery staff:
Phone: (08) 8207 7231
Books on interlibrary loan are usually sent through the courier system in blue plastic satchels.
It is the public library's responsibility to keep on file signed copyright declaration forms in date order for four years.
Most material with the following shelf locations is available for inter-library loan:
Note: a = small, b = large, c = outsize
Certain categories of material which are not available for loan include:
The decision as to what is or is not for loan from the General Reference Collection rests with the State Library staff.