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 State Librarian Show AllAwardsFellowshipsExhibitionsLibrary CouncilMinisterial media releasesAcquisitions and rare documentsRecent media storiesServicesState Librarian Search Reset All Visitors to our historic Mitchell Reading Room soar Services Monday, 24 April 2017 The number of people visiting the State Library of NSW is at an all-time high, with the renowned Mitchell Library Reading Room recording a 100 percent increase since 2012, according to the Library’s latest occupancy report. Prized Australian history heads to Wagga Wagga Services Thursday, 8 September 2016 Captain Cook’s shoe buckle is among the extraordinary items from the Library's collection heading to Wagga Wagga. Prized history heads to Port Macquarie Services State Library’s world-renowned collection heading to primary schools in Port Macquarie Wauchope. 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. FAR Out! NSW Governor heading to Casino Services The Governor of NSW will be a surprise guest for 150 students at Casino Public School on 20 May 2016. Goulburn and Moss Vale to get Far Out! Services Extraordinary items heading to primary schools in Goulburn and the Southern Highlands from 4 to 6 April. New robot reader speaks your language Services The state’s first free public automatic reader that speaks over 15 languages has been launched at the State Library of NSW as part of its Multicultural March 2016 celebrations. Prized Australian history heads to Armidale Services Extraordinary items heading to primary schools in Armidale from 14 to 16 March. 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.