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South Australia has more than 130 public libraries that work collaboratively to provide a service to all South Australians.

What you’ll love:

  • Access millions of books, DVDs and CDs from all SA’s public libraries (thanks to the OneCard network) on the catalogue.
  • You can return items you borrow at any public library in SA.
  • Free access to the latest eBooks, digital magazines and premium online learning videos via our digital collection.
  • Download the Libraries SA App to your smartphone or tablet…so you’ll have your favourite library services wherever you are!
  • Free access to PCs, Internet and WiFi.
  • Great events.

For more information or to locate a library near you, visit: 

Please note that the State Library of South Australia is not currently part of the OneCard network and we are unable to accept books for return to public libraries. The closest public library located within the Adelaide CBD is located on level 3 Rundle Place, 77-91 Rundle Mall. For other locations visit Locate a library

aCCESSING State Library materials from your public library

The State Library offers a Document Delivery Service.

SA's public libraries

Libraries SA One Card Network

One Card Network

Access millions of books, DVDs and CDs from all SA’s public libraries thanks to the One Card network.

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Find a public library

Public libraries in South Australia have access to our inter-library loans service, so if you are unable to visit the State Library, you might be able to access materials from the collection in your local public library. 

Libraries SA app

Libraries SA app

This app is free to download and is available via Apple App Store and Google Play. It puts your public library in your pocket!