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(not including Public Holidays or school holidays)
10.15 am
11.15 am
12.15 am
1.15 pm
Although this is self-guided, please book your session.
Two classes can be moving around onsite at the same time.
Up to 30 learners
Onsite visit
Meeting point

Ground Floor of Glass Foyer

Free, bookings essential
Supervision ratios
1:4 Foundation
1:5 Years R to 2
1:6 Years 3 to 6
1:15 Years 7 to 12

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For any questions regarding the event, please reach out to the Events:
Phone: 7424 6234

These resources have been provided as a tool for you in the exploration of the concepts. You are welcome to use those you see as most closely aligning with your teaching plan. You are welcome to adapt or adopt these suggestions.

We would ask that you complete the surveys attached to the Digital Resource you use, to tell us what you found useful. This will enable us to develop the resources further.

Although this is self-guided, please register your visit through the Eventbrite bookings.


Welcome to the State Library of South Australia with Auslan (for kindy to year 6 school students)



Your feedback is important to us, so please complete this short survey  when you have completed the self-guided experience.

Digital Resource Guides are available for this age group.

Liability Insurance confirmation letter

How much does an Onsite program cost?

All State Library education programs are free.

All equipment and materials will also be provided by the State Library free of charge.

What do I need to do before I visit?

Access pre-visit information at Plan your Visit (of particular interest is the Metro section - Group Booking for Primary School Groups) and When you Visit.

will assist you in the development of your Excursion Risk Management Plan.

Access pre-visit information for your program from the relevant program page on our website.

Ensure all attending adults receive and are familiar with the pre-visit information for them on the program page of our website.

What will I need to bring?

Bring all food and drink in a group crate.

Medication may be carried by the adult supervisor in a backpack.

To assist in the building of relationships, teachers, attending adults and students are encouraged to wear name tags.

What technology will I need?

It is recommended that a teacher brings a device to access a QR code reader, survey and relevant links.

What happens on arrival?

We suggest you arrive 15 minutes prior to the time of the booking.
This gives time for students to eat and access toilet facilities located on the ground floor behind the lift or on 1st floor alongside the Treasures Wall.

State Library staff will meet your group at the designated area prior to your program.

A good space to organise groupings with students is in the space next to the Treasures Wall or in the Library forecourt.

Where can we gather if the weather is inclement?

A shelter area is located on the eastern side of the building between the State Library and the Museum's armoury building. Alternatively, gather in the State Library's Hub (Ground Floor).

Where can we eat lunch?

We recommend the State Library forecourt outside the glass entry foyer, the South Australian Museum lawns to the east of the State Library or the lawns next to the Torrens Parade Ground.

How can I provide feedback?

We value your feedback. A link is provided on the webpage for your program linking to a short survey.


How much does a self-guided program cost?

All State Library education programs are free.

All equipment and materials will also be provided by the state Library free of charge.

What will I need to bring specifically for a self-guided experience?

We recommend that you bring a hard copy of the Self-Guided Resource for each adult.

How do I use this Self-Guided Resource?

The Guide provides links to all the information you will need to prepare for a safe and enjoyable excursion.

What technology will I need?

It is recommended that you bring a device to access the Self-Guided Resource and its embedded links.

2022 Term 4: October 17 to December 16

Around the Commonwealth by aeroplane
  • Digital resource

Board Games from the Past
Digital resource

Play printable games from the State Library of South Australia's  collections to explore, question and analyse moments in Australia's history. 

Pop-Ups and Moveable Books Digital Resource
  • Digital resource

Pop-up and Moveable Books
Digital resources

Access digital resources to discover stories about pop-up and moveable texts from the State Library's collections.

Bob the Railway Dog-My Community
  • Digital resource

My community
Digital resource

This Digital Resource invites learners to explore their own community through engagement with State Library resources.