Did you know that the State Library of South Australia is where our stories come alive? A place where we can reflect upon our identities, preserve our memories, and gather our knowledge. The State Library has significant collections, including unique South Australian materials which cover the colonial era.
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The learning experiences are aligned with the Australian Curriculum for schools, with particular emphasis on the learning areas of HASS, and the general capabilities of literacy, critical and creative thinking, information literacy and intercultural understanding
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VIDEO : WELCOME VIDEO
COLONIAL SA POSTERS
COLONIAL SA SKETCHES
Bank of South Australia
South Australian School Society
View from Mount Lofty, looking towards the Port, across the Adelaide Plains
City of Adelaide, from the Torrens near the Reed Beds
City of Adelaide: looking South-East
Kaurna people, Adelaide
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All State Library Digital Resources are provided free of charge.
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Access Guides for each Digital Resource from the program page on the Library website
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We have provided a Guide for each of the Digital Resources which outlines curriculum links and learning processes and resources. These ideas can be adopted, adapted or used as a springboard to innovate and develop our own program.
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Is there someone I can speak to about the resources if I need assistance?
For any questions regarding the resources, please reach out to the Community Learning Team.
Access Digital Resources of your State Library to support inquiry into how personal histories and memories can be kept and shared.
Access Digital Resources to discover stories about play and explore the historical toys and games from the State Library’s collections.