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State Library of Western Australia catalogue

The State Library of Western Australia enriches the lives of all Western Australians by treasuring their stories, building, preserving and sharing physical and digital collections, while reflecting the State’s rich heritage and history.

Many items listed on the State catalogue are held at other libraries around the State and you can request to borrow them through by speaking to a Library staff member. 

  • Visit the State Library of Western Australia website

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Browse and borrow bestselling eAudiobooks and eBooks via the BorrowBox app. Download straight to your device to enjoy anytime, anywhere.

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Borrow eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines to enjoy on your computer or via the Libby App on your mobile device.

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Browse and view over 30,000+ indie films, classic cinema, festival and education documentaries, and movies online or through the Kanopy app.

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Borrow and enjoy eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, comics, movies, TV or music anywhere anytime from your mobile device with hoopla.

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Ancestry Library Edition is only available via the public access computers in the Library and is free to use for members.

With instant access to over 4 billion names and references, finding out your family history has never been easier.


Busythings is a learning resource for the early years with over 115 fun activities that help children learn important skills.

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Story Box Library

Story Box Library is a reading room that connects children with literature through a vibrant, interactive experience.

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