2009 Media Releases
Call for Entries for the 2010 Western Australian Premier's Book Awards. There are 8 categories in the Awards: Fiction, Non-Fiction, Children's Book, Writing for Young Adults, Poetry, Scripts, State Library of Western Australia West Australian History Award and the new Digital Narrative Award which recognises the use of new media in storytelling/writing.
The Library of Nearly Lost Moments - this free, interactive exhibition runs until 6 February 2011.
Vite Italiane – Italian Lives, explores the history and legacy of Italian migrants in Western Australia. This free exhibition opened on 21 October 2010 and runs until 30 January 2011.
Call for Entries for the 2008 and 2009 Western Australian Premier's Book Awards.
Entry is open to books and scripts which have been published/produced between 1 January 2008 to 31 December 2009.
Do you feel lost on the information highway? Are you clueless where to start looking and feel intimidated by the library or the internet?
The State Library showcases winners from the Thanks Dad! PhotoVoice Competition in their main floor gallery.
Looking for a place to cool off from our hot summer days? Every Wednesday the State Library Theatre features films and videos from their collections. Admission is free and the show starts at 12.30pm.
Dr Jane Davis is the recipient of the State Library’s second Battye Fellowship. Dr Davis’ project will challenge the current widely-held assumptions about settlers and the Australian environment.