2012 Media Releases
22 May 2013A recent report shows that Australia’s public libraries deliver benefits worth nearly three times the cost of running them.
Economic Benefit of Libraries
22 Apr 2013Sixty-five stories which were self-published by the Kadjina Community between 1998 and 2002 are now available online for the first time.
Written in English, Walmajarri and Kriol, the collection is a mix of original stories, modern retellings of traditional stories and illustrated records of traditional knowledge.
From Kadjina to the World-Wide-Web
12 Apr 2013Fewer children in WA are at risk of missing out on developing essential literacy skills thanks to a state-wide parenting program which promotes reading to children from birth.
Home Reading Habits Have Impact
27 Feb 2013With a flamboyance of flamingos, a hover of hummingbirds and a lounge of lizards in tow, award-winning author/illustrator Patricia Mullins is set to shake up Perth with an explosion of colourful collages which will delight both young and old.
A Visit from the Queen of the Animals!
31 Jan 2013Did you make an impact on library services in 2012 with an innovative service, event, program,
piece of research or partnership?
$5000 Prize on Offer for Library Excellence
18 Jan 2013Rhinos in the library!
Original mixed-media illustrations from Patricia Mullins’ children’s book A Crash of Rhinos are now on display in a colourful new exhibition at the State Library of Western Australia.
Rhinos in the Library!
16 Jan 2013Fremantle resident Dr Kate Gregory has been appointed by the State Library of Western Australia as the Battye Historian.
State Library appoints Battye Historian