Accessing items & information


Sign up for a Library card

Sign up for a Library card to access State Library services and collections.

Requesting, collecting and reserving

How to request, collect and reserve items from the State Library's collection.

Access to original materials and rare printed material

How to view items from our special collections including manuscripts, pictures, rare maps and printed books from the Mitchell, Dixson and State Reference Libraries.

Borrowing from the Library

How to borrow our books through your own library and how we can borrow books from other libraries for you.

External exhibition loans

Information on how other cultural institutions can lend items from the State Library's collections for temporary exhibitions and displays.

Quick Links

The State Library provides a free Information Request Service.

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

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