Library Programs

Gawler Public Library arranges a number of cultural and literacy based events throughout the year.

  For Children

Children's Book Week
Children’s Book Week is run by the Children’s Book Council of Australia and celebrated each year in mid to late August.
Book Week is the longest running children’s literary event in Australia, celebrating its 69th year in 2014.
Every year Australian public libraries and schools devote a week to celebrating books, Australian authors and illustrators. The Gawler Public Library participates in this event each year.

Childrens Book Council

National Simultaneous Storytime

 National Simultaneous Storytime

Premier's Reading Challenge

  Premier's Reading Challenge

Preschool Storytime

  Children's Preschool Storytime

School Holidays Activities


Summer Reading Programs




  For Adults

Author Visits  
History Week
South Australia's History Festival is an annual celebration of South Australia's history. Each May South Australians explore history through hundreds of events which range from talks to tours; walks to workshops; exhibitions to special events. 
 About Time History Festival
Library Week  

  For All

Gawler Short Story and Poetry Competitions
2015 Gawler Short Story Competition Winners (avail. soon)
Previous Winning Entries can be found HERE


Library Lovers Day

 Library Lovers Day





After Hours Contact Call 08 8522 9211
89 Murray Street, Gawler SA 5118
Tel: 08 8522 9211
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