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Friends membership: join or renew

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Benefits of becoming a Friend

Friends enjoy a wealth of benefits including:

  • exclusive access to the Friends Room
  • unique events throughout the year
  • annual subscription to the Library’s award-winning quarterly SL magazine and the Library What's On
  • free consultation with a Family History Librarian for your family history research
  • discounts at the Library bookshop and café
  • discounts at the Wentworth Sofitel Hotel
  • reciprocal member privileges at interstate libraries

See the full range of benefits.

Choose the membership that suits you

There are a range of membership options from individual to household packages. See Membership types and prices.

Join or renew

There are three easy ways to join or renew your membership: 


Use our secure payment system.

Join or renew

By email
In person Visit the Library Shop in the State Library foyer (note this option is unavailable while the Library is closed due to COVID-19).