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Designing the John B Fairfax Learning Centre

The John B Fairfax Learning Centre is officially launched but how was it designed?

Having problems with debt?

Being chased for a debt? Received a demand for payment? Someone owe you money?

State Librarian goes west

Our State Librarian Dr John Vallance recently visited Condobolin for the opening of the newly refurbished and extended library.

10 reasons to find yourself in our new galleries

With 10 days to go until our massive free Open Day here are 10 reasons to find yourself in our new galleries on Saturday 6 October 2018

Visit to Broken Hill

PLS staff recently visited Broken Hill for the day

Vale Helen Woodward

The Library was saddened to hear of the recent death of former Assistant Principal Librarian Helen Woodward. 

Having problems with your neighbours?

Need a new fence? Neighbour's tree damaging your property? Too much noise coming from next door?

Across the curator's desk: Elizabeth Gould letters, 1828-1839

Letters that inspired The Birdman's Wife by Melissa Ashley, written by the wife of celebrated ornithologist John Gould to her mother in England.

Across the curator’s desk: Tapa cloth collected by J. Hunt, 1847

This book was published in the earliest years of the colonisation of Fiji by one of the first Wesleyan Missionaries.

Drug info hub tours NSW

Twelve libraries hosted the hub during the period January to June 2018.

Ask a Curator day

Wednesday 12 September 2018 is Ask a Curator Day — where museums and galleries from all over the world get together on Twitter for a live Q&A.

How to approach drug issues with your family 

Talking openly and honestly about them with your family, particularly your children, is one step you can take to prevent drug problems.  

Cultural competence program

166 NSW public library staff enrolled in online cultural competence training in 2018.

Ethnographic Video Online: Indigenous Voices

Five hundred hours of documentaries, feature and short films made by Indigenous filmmakers and communities.

A site set for the future

Go behind-the-scenes on the Library’s new Michael Crouch Family Galleries and refurbished Dixson Galleries, opening soon.