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  or call 08 9427 3111

We hope you can join us!


Join the State Library's 125th Celebrations!

For one night only experience the illumination of the State Library as images celebrating the story of Western Australia are brought to life through projection and music.

Food | Music | Games | Library Tours | Exhibitions | Little Libraries | Book Cubbies | Projections & Lightshow | Storytime

View the program at:

When: Saturday 6 December 5pm - late.
Perth Cultural Centre
This is a FREE event

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