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An illustration of a boy reading in the clouds with animals, a lighthouse and  a rocket around him to show imagination.

Chapter closes on 2023 Premier's Reading Challenge

Nov 10, 2023
Students from across Western Australia have read a total of more than 363,000 books in just 4 months — a new record for the Premier's Reading Challenge.
An old team photo of a women's soccer team

Game Changers celebrates trailblazing women in WA soccer

Jul 14, 2023
With the FIFA Women's World Cup™ 2023 the hottest ticket in Perth this winter, a new outdoor exhibition is giving seasoned and not-so-seasoned soccer lovers the chance to kick goals and learn more about the beautiful game.
A photo of different posters for Connections Nightclub

Everyone’s story is important at The State Library

Nov 25, 2022
The State Library of Western Australia has put out a call for a more diverse range of materials as part of its new collections strategy where 'everyone's story is important'.
Various books stacked on a table for display

Western Australia Premier’s Book Awards winners announced

Jun 17, 2022
The Western Australian Premier's Book Awards winners have been announced during a ceremony at the State Library of Western Australia.
An artists impression of the Perth Cultural Centre

Perth Cultural Centre Masterplan released

May 15, 2022
The State Government has allocated an additional $15 million in funding to deliver an expanded redevelopment of the Perth Cultural Centre (PCC).
Illustration with animals and the words, Play, Watch, Play.

Literacy boost for Western Australia

Feb 17, 2022
Public libraries and community organisations throughout Western Australia are invited to apply for grants to deliver new early literacy programs from a total funding pool worth $200,000.
Minister David Templeman with staff from the State Library of Western Australia.

Premier’s Book Award winners announced

Jul 26, 2019
The winners of the 2018 Premier's Book Awards were announced at the State Library of Western Australia tonight, marking the beginning of a new era for the annual awards.
Audience at the State Library’s Disrupted Festival of Ideas

State Library’s Disrupted Festival of Ideas on this weekend

Jul 26, 2019
This year the State Library's Disrupted Festival of Ideas will focus on the truth: can it be subjective, manipulated, changed by opinion and will it really set you free?
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