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3 Mar 2015Free Tours: Spanish
3 Mar 2015Scholarly Musings: Means, Motive and Opportunity: Collecting Crime Fiction
4 Mar 2015Sydney Map Group
Add to our collection this election
As the people of NSW head to the polls for the 2015 State election, the State Library wants your help building its collection of election ephemera.
Library Council Honours: Nominations open
Nominations are now open for the Honours of the Library Council of New South Wales which recognise distinguished individuals who contribute to the cultural enrichment of Australia through excellence in the library, information and related fields. Entries close 5pm Friday 27 March 2015.
New exhibition: Pulp Confidential
Scantily clad cover girls, titillating titles and cheap thrills are just part of the riveting tale of Australia’s fast-paced pulp fiction industry revealed in our new exhibition.
A Town Called War Boy
Don't miss this extraordinary new Australian play inspired by the Library's WWI diaries and letters. 29 April – 9 May. In collaboration with the Australian Theatre for Young People.
Shortlist for 2014 Ashurst Prize
Four fascinating books have been shortlisted for the $30,000 Ashurst Business Literature Prize, Australia's richest and most prestigious award for business writing. The winner will be announced on 4 March 2015.
Help transcribe our WWI diaries
The State Library of NSW has released 50,000 pages of digitised World War I diaries for the public to transcribe. This unique collection of soldiers' intimiate accounts of war has been included on the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Register.