New exhibition: World Press Photo
Massimo Sestini, Italy

The prestigious World Press Photo exhibition is on show at the Library for the 15th year. View over 200 moving and evocative images from photographers around the globe. Until 21 June 2015.
Image: Massimo Sestini, Italy

New exhibition: Sydney Morning Herald Photos1440
Photo by Steven Siewert

View the the best published and unpublished work by Fairfax photographers from the past year. On show until 21 June 2015.
Photo by Steven Siewert

People's Choice Award winners announced
Joint winners: Joan London (The Golden Age) and Ceridwen Dovey (Only the Animals)
Congratulations to Joan London (The Golden Age) and Ceridwen Dovey (Only the Animals), joint winners of the People's Choice Award – NSW Premier’s Literary Awards 2015.
Letters from Home
Letters from Home
Many soldiers wrote to their loved ones during the First World War and longed for any news from home. What would you tell your family member serving at the Front? Write a letter and share it as part of our Letters from Home project.
NSW Premier's Literary Awards – winners announced!
NSW Premier's Literary Awards - winners announced
The 2015 NSW Premier's Literary Awards were announced on 18 May with $310,000 presented across 13 prizes. Congratulations to all the winners and shortlisted nominees.
Shortlist announced: Russell Prize for Humour Writing
Shortlist for Russell Prize for Humour Writing
Six of the most amusing books published over the last two years have been shortlisted in Australia’s inaugural humour writing prize. The winner of the $10,000 biennial Russell Prize for Humour Writing will be announced at the State Library of NSW on 25 June 2015.
Secret photos of 1880s Sydney
Secret photos of 1880s Sydney

See 120-year-old secret snapshots of Sydney in our new exhibition Crowd Source, on show until 23 August 2015. Amateur photographer Arthur Syer captured the buzz of 1880s Sydney using the world's first hand-held camera – branded the 'Detective Camera'. #1880Sydney

Win a trip for two to London!
Win a trip for two to London!
To celebrate the ‘new look’ Friends program, the Library is offering you the chance to win a trip for two to London and a personal tour of the amazing British Library!
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