Add to our collection this election
Lang's bull
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
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
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
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
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
Stack of WW1 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.
Exhibition: Shopkeepers of Newtown
Bob Gould, Gould's Book Arcade, 32 King Street, 2009, Nic Bezzina

The quirky and eclectic personality of Sydney’s iconic Newtown is captured in a vibrant collection of 50 photo-portraits of shopkeepers by photographer Nic Bezzina. Free, on show until 10 May 2015
Caption: Bob Gould, Gould's Book Arcade, 32 King Street, 2009, © Nic Bezzina

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