We're open every day over Easter, except Good Friday, 30 March. Opening hours and services will change on Easter Monday, 2 April. Find our Easter opening hours here.

Miles Franklin’s long-lost diary donated

Wednesday 7 March 2018

The missing diary of Australian literary great Miles Franklin, discovered in a battered old family suitcase, will be donated to the State Library.

Farewell to a generous supporter

Tuesday 20 February 2018

Today at the Library we farewelled one of our most generous benefactors, Michael Crouch AC, who died on 12 February. 

Friends Room closed for private event

Wednesday 14 February 2018

On Tuesday 20 February the Friends Room will be closed for a private event.

We apologise for any inconvenience. 

Accessing the galleries

Monday 29 January 2018

Access to the galleries on the first floor of the Mitchell Building will be restricted while we complete building works. 

New galleries opening soon

Monday 29 January 2018

We’re turning the Library inside out so that you can experience our most remarkable treasures when the Michael Crouch Galleries open later this year!