Events & Talks

Throughout the year the State Library organises a range of exciting events, most of them free.

For events at a glance, check out the events calendar.

From stimulating lectures and talks inspired by our exhibitions and collections to films and concerts - there is something to interest everyone.

All venues at the Library are wheelchair accessible.

Be Inspired @ the State Library

As part of the State Library of Western Australia’s 125th anniversary celebrations we are presenting a new series of public talks and YOU are invited!

Discussion theme for December is Future of History

Be Inspired - Future of History

Join a discussion about the current and future challenges in collecting, studying, teaching and promoting West Australian history. Hear President of the Australian Academy of Humanities, Lesley Johnson, discuss the challenge for libraries in engaging with the history sector. Watch current graduate students working on WA related history topics compete in a 3 minute thesis competition and help pick a winner.

What: Be Inspired @ the State Library – December: Future of History
When: Tuesday 2 December 5pm - 7.30pm.
Refreshments served.
Where: State Library Theatre, Perth Cultural Centre, 25 Francis Street Perth
Bookings:  This is a FREE event but bookings are required.
Secure your seat by visiting statelibraryfoundation.eventbrite.com.au  or call 08 9427 3111
.

We hope you can join us!

Memori

MEMORI

Are you interested in the mysteries of the human brain? 
Perhaps you are experiencing deja vu right now? 
Have you ever considered being a test lab subject? 

MEMORI is a live escape room experience at the State Library of Western Australia. Come as an individual or a team, and test your wits against an array of fiendish puzzles!

Created by FTI’s Excalibur Productions and Games We Play, MEMORI incorporates historical Western Australian documents from the State Library into a fun, sci-fi themed challenge.

When: Friday 21 November, Saturday 22 November, Sunday 23 November. A variety of session times are available.
Where: State Library Kimberley Room, Perth Cultural Centre, 25 Francis Street Perth
Bookings:This is a FREE event but bookings are required.
Secure your seat by visiting: slwa.eventbrite.com.au

In addition to the Escape Room experience, a free public talk will provide a behind the scenes insight into the production of the escape room game. Not to be missed!

When: Tuesday 25 November, 6pm - 7pm.
Where: State Library Theatre, Perth Cultural Centre, 25 Francis Street, Perth
Bookings: This is a FREE event but bookings required.
Secure your seat by visiting statelibraryfoundation.eventbrite.com.au.

MEMORI is presented as part of the State Library of Western Australia’s 125th anniversary celebrations and is supported by the State Library Foundation and Lotterywest.

 For more information visit: memori.org.au


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