State Library of Western Australia Foundation

Mining & Energy WA: Treasuring our Resources History

An exciting new initiative established by the State Library of Western Australia working in partnership with the State Library of WA Foundation.  The Mining & Energy WA Archive will hold and preserve the important Western Australian records of the development of the minerals and energy industries, including social and cultural histories, building contemporary materials onto existing material held by the State Library of Western Australia.  Click here for More information...

Donate to our On the Homefront Appeal

Help us raise funds to preserve WA’s precious newspaper stories from the World War 1 era. Read more here

hiLIGHTS: A Fitting Celebration

Recap of the finale to celebrate 125 years of the State Library.

The Juniper Collection

Recent acquisition and launch at the State Library of WA.

Mary Ann Friend Journal

After nearly 200 years a journal written in Western Australia has returned. Check it out in Fremantle or online!