Opening Hours

We are re-carpeting Level 2, This means Level 2 will be temporarily closed from 14 June 2021. This is a big job and will take a few weeks to complete, but the result will be great. Apologies for the inconvenience.

Normal Opening Hours

The State Library is open:

Monday-Thursday 9:00am-8:00pm
Friday 9:00am-5:30pm
Saturday-Sunday 10:00am-5:30pm

Closed Public Holidays

Queen’s Birthday Monday 27 September CLOSED
Christmas Eve Friday 24 December 9:00am–5:30pm
Christmas Day Saturday 25 December CLOSED
Boxing Day Sunday 26 December CLOSED
Monday 27 December CLOSED
Tuesday 28 December CLOSED
Wednesday 29 December 9:00am–5:30pm
Thursday 30 December 9:00am–5:30pm
Friday 31 December 9:00am–5:30pm
New Year’s Day 2022 Saturday 1 January CLOSED
Sunday 2 January CLOSED
Monday 3 January CLOSED


Collection retrieval services are available:

Monday to Thursday 9:00am-7:30pm
Friday 9:00am-5:00pm
Saturday-Sunday 10:00am-5:00pm

Justice of the Peace 

The Justice of the Peace Signing Centre in the State Library is located on the ground floor in the Discovery Lounge and is open from 10.30am-1.30pm on Tuesdays. 

Family History WA 

Family History WA are on the 3rd floor on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10.00am–1:00pm. 


Last updated on: 26 August 2021