Library Council of NSW

The Library Council of NSW is the governing body of the State Library. Library Council objectives are defined in section 4A of the Library Act 1939.

The nine members of Library Council are members of the public nominated by the State Government and appointed for a three year term by the Governor of New South Wales.

The Council's responsibilities relate to the promotion, provision and maintenance of library and information services for the people of New South Wales; and advising the Minister and local authorities on matters of policy and administration relating to library services.



The Public Libraries Consultative Committee, a sub-committee of the Library Council of New South Wales, provides policy advice to Library Council and acts as a consultative framework for key public library stakeholders in NSW.

Code of Conduct by Library Council of New South Wales (336KB PDF)

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The State Library provides a free Information Request Service.

Macquarie St, Sydney
NSW 2000, Australia
Tel: (02) 9273 1414

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