Public Library Services

The State Library's Public Library Services team provides specialist advice and support to all local councils providing public library services to the people of NSW.

News

Neighbours and the law - new edition in libraries

The Find Legal Answers Tool Kit has just been updated, with the new edition of Neighbours and the law being sent out to all public libraries in NSW. 

Public libraries celebrate Law Week 2017

Congratulations to NSW public libraries for a fantastic Law Week 2017.

Mocktails in the library

June is Mocktail Month! 

Richmond-Upper Clarence Regional Library and Instagram for local studies

A guest blog post by Richmond-Upper Clarence Regional Library staff.

Popular services

Bulk loans service

The bulk loan service is transitioning to a new model

Public library statistics

The State Library collects comprehensive statistics from councils annually about their library services

Multicultural services for public libraries

A guide to multicultural services available through the State Library for NSW public libraries

NSW.net

NSW.net helps libraries and councils with faster, easier and more cost effective access for their communities to the digital world.

Find Legal Answers for public libraries

Find Legal Answers provides free access to legal information online and in NSW public libraries. This service is co-ordinated by staff of the Legal Information Access Centre (LIAC).

Drug Info for public libraries

Find up-to-date information about alcohol and drugs in public libraries and online.  Drug Info is a joint initiative of NSW Health and the State Library of New South Wales.