In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and following direction from both the Federal and State Governments, the State Library of South Australia is temporarily closed to the public, and staff have been directed to work from home.
State Library staff will still be monitoring and responding to queries submitted via the Ask Us page during this period, but please be aware that our full range of services will not be possible at this time.
During this closure period our Librarians can:
During this closure period our Librarians cannot:
We are working towards establishing a live chat service, which we will launch shortly.
We apologise for this inconvenience and invite you to explore our online resources and collections.
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We will respond to online queries in 7 to 10 working days. If we are unable to complete your query during our closure, we will offer you the option of ‘pausing’ your query until we reopen.
During the State Library’s closure, assistance via telephone is still available. Customers who call and leave a message with their name and number can expect a return call from a librarian on the same day (or next business day for calls received after hours).
Phone: (08) 8207 7250
Regional SA toll-free: 1800 182 013
Overseas callers: +61 8 8207 7251
Unfortunately questions submitted via the postal service will not be seen and cannot be actioned during this period.