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Open hours

Research Library

Monday: 10am to 5pm
Tuesday: 10am to 7pm
Wednesday to Friday: 10am to 5pm
Saturday and Sunday: 12 to 5pm


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

Self Service Hub
Closed from 3 April due to building works.

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 Wing will be closed:

  • Tuesday 27 March, 4:30 - 7pm
  • Monday 4 March, 4 - 5pm
  • Saturday 13 April, 3 - 5pm

The Mortlock Wing will have restricted access on:

  • Thursday 7 March, 3 - 5pm
  • Wednesday 27 March, 3 - 5pm

Cafe and resident organisations

View the State Library Cafe and resident organisations details.