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Library Council on tour

Last week the Library Council went on tour visiting libraries across the Central Northern Regional Library service and Armidale War Memorial Library.

Rose de Freycinet poem

A recent addition to the collection, a poem dedicated to Rose de Freycinet, shows us how this remarkable woman was perceived by those she met on her voyage around the world.

Remembrance Day - Firth Brothers letters

Letters from the Firth brothers that are held in the State Library's collection are the subject of an article from researcher Philippa Scarlett.

Who was Kath?

The Library recently acquired an album of photographs without any details of the owner or the subjects of the photographs, but one person is named. Who was Kath?

Digitising tokens

How many library staff does it take to digitise a token?

Is your library dementia friendly?

Ideas for collections, programs and  library design to assist people with dementia.

New Australian Financial Complaints Authority

The new Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) is the dispute resolution scheme for financial services.

Amplify relaunched

On Friday 26 October, we celebrated the relaunch of Amplify
 

New old skills: motion picture film at the library

Celebrating UNESCO World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

Beethoven live in libraries across NSW

Saturday 27 October,  2.45 pm — grab a group of friends and head to your local library as the Sydney Symphony Orchestra streams Beethoven live across NSW.

HSC - The Library is here to help!

About to start your exams? Or is your HSC journey just beginning? We're here to help.

2019 Fellows Announced

Six prestigious research fellowships totalling over $100,000 have just been awarded.

The art of digitising: The Oil Paintings project

Since June, the Digitisation team has been busy creating digital records of more than one hundred paintings from the collection.

Community Drug Action Teams: giving the NSW public a voice

What are Community Drug Action Teams, why they are important and how can you get involved?

Do you drive a car?

What do I do if I've had a car accident? Do I have to pay my traffic fine? If I'm found guilty of drink driving, will I lose my licence?

Mallarmé: Pages and A Throw of the Dice

Scholars regard Stéphane Mallarmé as one of France's pre-eminent poets and two of his rarest publications are here in the State Library of New South Wales collections.