Media Centre For more detailed information, images and interviews please contact: Media & Communications Recent media releases Subject Subject Show All Awards Fellowships Exhibitions Library Council Ministerial media releases Acquisitions and rare documents Recent media stories Services Show AllAwardsFellowshipsExhibitionsLibrary CouncilMinisterial media releasesAcquisitions and rare documentsRecent media storiesServices Search Reset All Prized history heads to Port Macquarie Services State Library’s world-renowned collection heading to primary schools in Port Macquarie Wauchope. New $40,000 award celebrates female scriptwriters Awards The State Library launches the inaugural Mona Brand Award for Women Stage and Screen Writers, the only award of its kind in Australia. Today’s Indigenous voices to be heard loud and clear in the future! Recent media stories State Library launches its landmark Indigenous Collecting Strategy 2016 National Biography Award shortlist Awards Six unique Australian stories shortlisted for the nation’s most prestigious biography prize. Library stages historic WWI exhibition after 100 years! Exhibitions For the first time in almost 100 years an extraordinary series of hand-coloured First World War photographs will go on public display from 25 June 2016. Library champions celebrated Library Council The prestigious Honours of the Library Council of New South Wales for 2016 were announced at an awards ceremony last night. Prized Australian history heads to Grafton Services Captain Cook’s shoe buckle and a rare convict letter are among the extraordinary items from the State Library’s collection heading to primary schools in Grafton. Shakespeare First Folio heading to Kiama Acquisitions and rare documents Local Shakespeare fans can get up close and personal with Australia’s only original copy of the first publication of the Bard’s plays. Show more Past media releases Media Releases - 2015 Media Releases - 2014 Media Releases - 2013 Media Releases - 2012 Media kit Library Experts Are you looking for an expert to interview? Browse our expert profiles.