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New research books

9 August 2022

Ready to read and reference! Our Research Library is full of reference books ready for you to browse and explore. We regularly add new books to the...

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eResources: Search anywhere anytime

25 July 2022

Did you know that the State Library subscribes to a variety of eResources that deliver articles, magazines, ebooks, newspapers, encyclopedias and more...

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Pink and white child's china tea set, 1890s, children's literature research collection, Box number 30
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Raising the girls' voice in the archive

11 July 2022

A visit from PhD scholar, Catherine Gay Children’s viewpoints and voices are valued today, and now-a-days we seek to hear and record the opinions and...

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Yuendumu Church Stain Glass Window Drawings (ACC 3971, Baptist Mission collections)
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Baptist church missions collections from Yuendumu

7 July 2022

To celebrate NAIDOC Week 2022, we’re taking a look at the Baptist Church missions collections from Yuendumu. In October last year Jamie Hampton, State...

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Our footy, our people, our stories: 145 years of SANFL

27 May 2022

An exciting new exhibition, Our footy, our people, our stories, which explores 145 years of great moments and achievements of the South Australian...

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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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