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Open hours


Open hours

Research Library Monday: 10am to 5pm
Tuesday: 10am to 7pm
Wednesday to Friday: 10am to 5pm
Saturday and Sunday: 12 to 5pm
Cafe Monday to Friday: 8am to 4pm
Saturday: 12 to 4pm
Spence Foyer
Mortlock Chamber
State Library Gallery
Monday: 9am to 5pm
Tuesday: 9am to 7pm
Wednesday to Friday: 9am to 5pm
Saturday and Sunday: 12pm to 5pm 
Institute Building
Includes our resident organisations,
the Circulating Library,
and the Ante-chamber gallery.
Monday to Friday: 10am to 5pm
Saturday and Sunday: 12pm to 5pm 
Symon Library
Located on level three of the Mortlock Wing.
By appointment

Venue closures

The State Library occasionally hosts or stages events, which sees some areas closed from time to time. We apologise in advance for any inconvenience.

The Mortlock Chamber will be unavailable from 5pm on Tuesday 9 and Tuesday 16 July 2024.

The Mortlock Chamber will have restricted access from 9am to 5pm on Wednesday 3 and Thursday 4 July 2024.

Cafe and resident organisations

View the State Library Cafe and resident organisations details.