State Library of SA

Organisation Address
Cnr North Tce & Kintore Ave Adelaide, SA 5000
Organisation Phone
08 8207 7250
1800 182 013 SA country callers
08 8207 7251 TTY
Organisation Fax
08 8207 7307
Organisation Email
GPO Box 419 Adelaide, SA 5001
Hours:
Mon - Wed, Fri 10am - 8pm
Thurs 10am - 6pm
Sat, Sun 10am - 5pm
Closed Christmas Day, New Years Day, Good Friday
Fees:
For Copy Centre services, printing, interlibrary loans, some online database searches, some seminars and events
Access:
Some computer-based technology for people with vision or mobility impairment, Wheelchair access, Accessible toilets
The State Library of South Australia is the largest public reference library in South Australia with a collection focus on South Australian information and general reference material for information and research purposes.
Information
Services
  • Collection of general reference material including electronic information resources, maps, newspapers and periodicals
  • South Australiana - published and archival heritage collections, including photographs and sound recordings, that document both past and contemporary South Australian life
  • General reference enquiry service - also available by telephone and via the library's website
  • Asknow online real-time chat based reference service staffed by all Australian State Libraries and National Libraries of Australia, NZ and Singapore
  • Access centre for the National Film & Sound Archives
  • Administration of legal deposit arrangements to obtain all South Australian publications including audio-visual and other non-print resources
  • Bradman Collection - permanent free exhibition of cricketing memorabilia housed in the Institute Building, cnr Kintore Ave and North Tce
  • Public computer access - including internet access, audio-visual resources/services and equipment for people with vision impairment
  • Copy Centre - including photocopying, binding and laminating, microfiche and microfilm sales, faxing and library publication sales outlet
  • Development and maintenance of special collections - including children's literature, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collections, oral history, maritime, wine and rare books
  • English Language Learning & Improvement Service (ELLIS) - including graded course books, videos, audio tapes and computer programs for people wishing to improve their English literacy skills
  • Exhibitions including Mortlock Wing South Australiana, Treasures Wall, MultiMedia Wall and Ron Boland newspaper display
  • Family history service
  • Friends of the State Library
  • Individual study rooms and meeting rooms
  • Seminars - including oral history and family history
  • Support to public library services
  • Venue hire
Last updated: 12/02/2017
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