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!
NSW caretaker period begins
NSW Government
The caretaker period for the NSW Election began on 6 March 2015.
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.
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 Named War Boy
A Town Named 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.
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