Professional development course information

Collect Connect Community: an introduction to the State Library

This interactive hands-on program introduces public library staff to the State Library's website, collections and services.

Discover SL - a brief introduction to the State Library website

This interactive hands-on program introduces public library staff to key aspects of the State Library of NSW website.

Legal information workshop

The Legal information workshop equips staff with a knowledge of legal information resources and strategies to provide information about the law.

Drug and alcohol information workshop

The Drug and alcohol information workshop equips staff with a knowledge of drug and alcohol information resources.

Find Legal Answers and Drug Info advanced training

Find Legal Answers and Drug Info advanced training is held annually at the State Library. 

A beginner’s guide to family history for public library staff

This course introduces public library staff to key concepts and resources for answering family history inquiries.

Connecting culture: tracing ancestors

The Connecting Culture: Tracing Ancestors training equips public library staff with a knowledge of information resources for tracing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander family history.