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Lady sorting election promotional material on a desk
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Election material galore!

2 May 2022

Earlier this year we put out a call for your help to collect state election promotional material. We had a wonderful response and received an amazing...

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Possum Magic illustration. Author Mem Fox.
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Mem Fox comes to the State Library

12 April 2022

The State Library of South Australia is excited to be working with Mem Fox, one of Australia’s most celebrated children’s authors, to create a...

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Vale Robert Linn

22 March 2022

Staff at the State Library were very saddened to hear of the recent passing of note historian Rob Linn. Held in high regard amongst the South...

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Aboriginal Reference Group meets for the first time

10 March 2022

The State Library of South Australia and State Records of South Australia welcomed the first meeting of the Aboriginal Reference Group on Monday 7...

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Fringe and festival ephemera
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Want to know what to do with your festival ephemera?

10 March 2022

The Adelaide Fringe and Adelaide Festival are the biggest events in our state's calendar and attract artists and audiences from around the world. The...

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Winners Announced for 2022 Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature

7 March 2022

Tara June Winch, an Australian (Wiradjuri) writer based in France, has been awarded the coveted Premier’s Award at this year’s Adelaide Festival...

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Lust for Lifestyle
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Lust for Lifestyle explores modern living in South Australia, 1950-1965

1 March 2022

Lust for lifestyle: Modern Adelaide Homes 1950-1965 is an exhibition at the State Library of South Australia exploring the allure of modern living in...

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A collection of election promotional material
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It’s election time and we need your help

21 February 2022

On Saturday 19 March 2022, South Australians will head to the polls for the state election – and in the coming weeks the influx of promotional...

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Rows of library shelves with books on them.
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Collection moves now finished

15 February 2022

The collection moves of the past few weeks have now finished. The entire General Reference Collection and surrounding spaces are again accessible to...

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Photo of a football match at Adelaide Oval. Cathedral in the background.
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South Australia’s rich football history on display

10 February 2022

The State Library of South Australia is pleased to be hosting an exhibition of South Australia’s rich football history from 3 June - 16 October 2022...

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Seven children posing for a photo in front of a house, holding their Christmas toys
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1950s Christmas photo recreated

28 January 2022

From a generous donation to recreating history! Written by Denise Chapman (Curator, Access and Engagement) and Tracey Parnis (Marketing and...

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Shortlist Announced for 2022 Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature

20 December 2021

We are delighted to congratulate the 37 writers from around Australia who have been shortlisted for the 2022 Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature...

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