News and Updates

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STATE LIBRARY EMBARKS ON LANDMARK BUILDING PROJECT

Thursday, 14 September 2017 
The State Library’s the first major building work in over 50 years is about to get underway in the historic Mitchell building, following Heritage Council and City of Sydney approval.

VISITORS TO OUR HISTORIC MITCHELL READING ROOM SOAR

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 

LIBRARY SECURES $15 MILLION IN PRIVATE DONATIONS FOR NEW GALLERIES

1 February 2017
The State Library has just secured $15 million in private funding to establish new public galleries and a learning space in the historic Mitchell Library.

DEVELOPMENT APPLICATION APPROVED 

3 January 2017
The City of Sydney has approved the State Library's development application. Their decision is available on the City of Sydney website.

COMMUNITY INFORMATION SESSION

15 November 2016
Learn more about what is proposed, ask questions and provide feedback at our community information session.

ANNOUNCEMENT FROM PROPERTY NSW 

14 October 2016
Proposed Mitchell rooftop restaurant announced as one of the ideas considered for NSW Government Macquarie Street revitalisation. 

DEVELOPMENT APPLICATION LODGED 

29 July 2016
The development application for some of these works has been lodged and is available on the City of Sydney website.