We're open on ANZAC Day from 1pm to 5pm. See our ANZAC Day opening hours for more details.

What's On

Date range

Tomorrow Friday 20th April, 2018

Free Kids Tours

Friday 20 April 2018 - 11am to 12pm

Have you ever wondered what treasures are hidden inside the State Library?

Theatre design workshop

Friday 20 April 2018 - 1pm to 3pm

In this workshop you can unleash your creative genius and design a theatre set wth puppets to perform your own show.

A Town Named War Boy (On tour in NSW)

Wednesday 21 March 2018 to Thursday 14 June 2018

On tour around Australia, award-winning playwright Ross Mueller's A Town Named War Boy, brings to life the State Library of NSW’s jaw-dropping collection of First World War diaries.

Here and Now: Waterloo

Saturday 3 March 2018 to Sunday 17 June 2018

Fiona Wolf-Symeonides' photographs capture the Waterloo area as it is about to change.

Australian Inspiration (On tour in NSW)

Saturday 21 January 2017 to Thursday 28 June 2018

East Maitland Library
14-26 April 2018


May Gibbs: celebrating 100 years (On tour in NSW)

Saturday 19 August 2017 to Thursday 16 May 2019

Coffs Harbour & Lithgow Libraries
14-26 April 2018

Satire in the time of war, 1914-1918 (On tour in NSW)

Saturday 21 January 2017 to Thursday 10 January 2019

Cessnock Library
14-26 April 2018

What A Life! Rock Photography by Tony Mott (On tour in NSW)

Saturday 11 June 2016 to Sunday 30 December 2018

Albury Museum & Library
14 April-10 June 2018