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Sydney Writers' Festival – Live & Local 2024

Sydney Writers’ Festival returns to Adelaide City Library in 2024 to bring the best of the Festival direct to you.

One of Australia’s most loved forums for literature, ideas and storytelling, Sydney Writers’ Festival will livestream its headline events from Sydney to the Adelaide City Library on Thursday 23, Friday 24, Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 May.

Prepare to be invigorated and engaged by conversations, debates and discussions featuring some of the world’s finest writers and thinkers. Audiences can also participate in live Q&A sessions at each event, sending questions straight to the Sydney stage. Join us for Live & Local 2024, streamed live by Sydney Writers’ Festival and delivered locally to the Adelaide City Library.

For a full list of author events being livestreamed, please refer to the livestreaming schedule

This is a free event and no bookings are required.

Please note that events will only be livestreamed during Library opening hours.

Contact Details

City Library

(08) 8203 7990


City Library

Level 3, Rundle Place, Rundle Mall
Adelaide SA 5000

(08) 8203 7990


Thursday 23 May, 10:00 am to 5:30 pm

Friday 24 May, 10:00 am to 6:30 pm

Saturday 25 May, 10:00 am to 4:30 pm

Sunday 26 May, 12:00 pm to 4 pm


General admission:


Wheelchair Access

Drop Off Points

Accessible Toilets

Hearing Augmentation Systems/Hearing Loop



Accessible Seating Areas

Companion Card Affiliate

Assistance Dog Friendly