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.

Discover @ the State Library

As part of our 125th anniversary celebrations, the State Library of Western Australia invites you to attend the next in our series of free community workshops.

Noongar Photos - October Community Workshop

Noongar Photos - October Community WorkshopJoin Professor Anna Haebich (author and researcher) and, Damien Webb (State Library Indigenous Liaison) who will be discussing their work with Noongar photographs, families and histories.

After the presentations you are invited to:

  • Explore the Storylines archive which contains hundreds of Noongar photographs
  • Learn more about the State Library's family history resources and work on your family tree
  • Discover how you can donate your own collections to the State Library for future generations


What: Discover @ the State Library – Noongar Photos October Community Workshop
When: Wednesday 22 October, 3pm - 5.30pm.
Where: Great Southern Room, Perth Cultural Centre, 25 Francis Street Perth
Bookings:  This is a FREE event but bookings are required.
Secure your seat by visiting http://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/discover-the-state-library-noongar-photographs-tickets-13172385961?aff=eorg

For further information contact:  Damien Webb   Damien.Webb@slwa.wa.gov.au  

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!

 


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