Blogs

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Plunkett Street Art Around the Library

Plunkett Street Public School students  respond to the Library collection.

OZ? in the Library

The Library’s beloved ‘OZ?’ tapestry takes its name from the modern-day slang term for Australia, the land and its people.

Historic ceremony at Mungo National Park

New oral history collection on the history of the Mungo Man research and the historic repatriation process.  

Celebrating Writers

The annual conference of the Society of the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing (SHARP) will be held in Australia for the first time in July 2018.

Across the curator's desk: A report on the colony’s public buildings,1824

A report on the colony's public buildings from 1824 was brought out for the recent celebration of the 200 year anniversary of the founding of the Parramatta Female Factory.

My story matters 2

My story matters 2, the second DVD in a series of short documentaries about successful First Nation role models, was launched today.

Milligan memorabilia on show

State Librarian Dr John Vallance visits Woy Woy Library to speak at the opening of the Spike Milligan exhibition space and refurbished library.

Creative communities, makerspaces and libraries

Design thinking for libraries was used in a recent workshop

Sounds of music in the library

The Sydney Symphony Orchestra’s performance of Verdi’s Requiem was live streamed in libraries across regional NSW as part of Make Music Day 2018.

BagIt File Packaging Format: file transfer and fixity

Fixity is important for digital content that has been selected for long-term preservation by the Library, where trust is critical in our efforts to ensure the authenticity, integrity, provenance, longevity and ongoing accessibility of our digital collections.

Highlights from Youth Week 2018

A snapshot of some of the amazing events and activities organised by NSW public libraries during Youth Week.

Highlights from Law Week 2018

A snapshot of some of the amazing events and activities organised by NSW public libraries during Law Week.

Highlights from the 2018 Seniors Festival

A snapshot of some of the amazing events and activities organised by NSW public libraries during the Seniors Festival.

Celebrating diversity

NSW public libraries celebrated their rich and diverse communities during Multicultural March and on Harmony Day