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Two must‐see exhibitions

Friday, 9 September 2016 
State Library celebrates the bicentenary of the Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney.

Prized Australian history heads to Wagga Wagga

Thursday, 8 September 2016
Captain Cook’s shoe buckle is among the extraordinary items from the Library's collection heading to Wagga Wagga.

NSW Premier’s Literary Awards 2017 open

The State Library of NSW today announced the opening of nominations for the 2017 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards.

Winners announced for 2016 NSW Premier’s History Awards

The 2016 NSW Premier’s History Awards, offering $75,000 in prize money, were announced TONIGHT  at the State Library of NSW, as part of the official launch of NSW History Week. 

Next Door: photographs of Sydney’s suburban life in the 90s

The State Library of NSW’s new photographic display – Next Door by Paul Blackmore – provides a ‘neighbourly’ peek into Sydney’s suburban lives from the 1990s.  

Shortlists announced for 2016 NSW Premier’s History Awards

The Premier of NSW, the Hon Mike Baird MP announced the shortlist for the 2016 NSW Premier’s History Awards.

100 years of Red Cross donated

Australian Red Cross is donating 100 years of its NSW archive to the State Library of NSW.

2016 National Biography Award

Brenda Niall's gripping biography ‘Mannix’ has won the 2016 National Biography Award.

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