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Recent media releases

New home for rare & priceless maps

Friday 16 April 2021
For the first time, visitors can explore five centuries of cartography from around the world in one place.

New exhibition reveals little-known stories

Monday 29 March 2021
Little-known stories of Dyarubbin — the Hawkesbury River — are revealed by Darug women storytellers in an evocative new exhibition.

Shortlists announced for 2021 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards

Wednesday 24 March 2021
Contemporary works by leading and emerging Australian writers have been shortlisted.

Great love story of the seas revealed

Monday 22 March 2021
A unique love story involving the historic 18-month circumnavigation of the world.

‘Sheilas’, ‘fake truths’ and a 700th celebration

Friday 19 March 2021
Amazing newly acquired items go on public display for the first time.

Rare pieces of Australian history head to the South Coast

Tuesday 2 March 2021
Rare pieces of our shared history will be shown in the area for the first time, as part of  FAR Out!

Bligh’s Bounty logbooks recognised by UNESCO

Friday 26 February 2021
These logbooks provide the only record written at the time of the infamous mutiny on the Bounty.

New $30,000 Fellowship for Aboriginal creatives in NSW

Friday 29 January 2021
The Library is inviting Aboriginal artists, knowledge holders or creative practitioners to apply now for its new Fellowship.

Past media releases