Our new easy-to-use catalogue is here.
Taking the detective work out of family history research!
2016 World Press Photo - free exhibition on show now.
The Library has commenced collecting material related to the upcoming federal election.
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The Library is saddened to learn of the passing of Gillian Mears (1964-2016), a distinguished Australian author.
The curators from the Library's Research and Discovery team have started a Facebook group to share their favourite finds from the collection.
Two $12,000 research Fellowship opportunities are now open - the David Scott Mitchell Memorial Fellowship and the Merewether Fellowship.
Discover the magnificent and the unusual in the State Library's collection.
Beautiful letter from Brett Whiteley to his mother, now on display.
The Shakespeare Room is home to a portrait bust of William Shakespeare.
This splendid and ornate piece was given to Sir Francis Forbes, the first Chief Justice of New South Wales.
A question we’re often asked is ‘What is the oldest item in the Library?’
The glamorous story of Australian fashion photography is revealed in this display, currently on tour around regional NSW.
An intimate glimps at religious and cultural events from the Jewish community by Sydney-based Polish photographer D-Mo Zajac.
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