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Hip hip hooray!

Three NSW public libraries have recently celebrated significant anniversaries.

Noisy neighbours?

Barking dogs, loud music and car alarms are common things that neighbours may have disagreements about

Eresource update: Australasian Video Online

Australasian Video Online is an online streaming database of documentary and educational videos from many of Australasia’s top video publishers.

This collection brings the region’s most-studied and respected films together for the first time ever in one convenient online resource.

SPINE 002: Back to front

Our Reader in Residence, Caroline Baum states her position regarding a new back to front fashion.

Legal information on the road in Kyogle

Kyogle librarian Corinne Hughes took legal information on the road for Law Week 2018

Talking Deadly: My Grandmother's Lingo

At our second Talking Deadly event for 2018, Jake Duczynski joined us to talk about My Grandmother's Lingo, his award-winning animation helping to revitalise Marra language. Read about it here.

Statue of Governor Bourke

What's new with Australia's oldest public statue? Find out what we're doing to the Sir Richard Bourke statue, which stands outside the Mitchell Building.

How can Legal Aid help me?

Watch three new videos from Legal Aid NSW

An archive of humanity

See some of the unique objects from the Red Cross NSW collection now on display at the Library

Reconciliation Week and lost languages

Melissa Jackson shares her thoughts on Reconciliation Week and the importance of  language.

Need help with substance use?

Your Service Hub is a new online directory that can help you find local drug & alcohol support services.

How did Collaroy get its name?

The ‘Bill of Sale’ for the paddle steamer, Collaroy, was recently donated to the Library

Cary's New Celestial Globe

The Library has recently acquired a celestial pocket globe from 1791 by London globemakers John and William Cary.

Quit stalling!

Quit Stalling is a new anti-tobacco campaign targeting young male smokers aged 18 to 34 years in NSW.