History Hub

Creating an opportunity to connect with Adelaide’s past and celebrate its present.

Adelaide Picture Collection

The Adelaide Picture Collection consists of over 5000 photographs held by the City of Adelaide Archives and offers a unique insight into Adelaide’s City streets and buildings, parks, infrastructure and people, and various civic events and services from the 1850s to the 1970s.

Many of the photographs have been digitised in joint partnership with the City of Adelaide Archives and funded by the Keith Sheridan Bequest.

What you need to bring:

  • Your own USB storage device
  • Photo or documents for scanning

Safeguard Your Snaps

Come and learn how to scan your precious photos and important documents with help from our friendly History Hub Team.

Sessions are available at various times at the North Adelaide Library and City Library. Click on the button below for times and locations.

Booking required -

Community Created Collections

Community Created Collections are a growing archive of works developed by the Adelaide City Libraries community members.

Ancestry Library Edition

Trace your family history using over 7,000 databases
including Census, Marriage & Death, Military,
Immigration and Local History.

Access only available within the Adelaide City Council Libraries