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Shortlists announced for 2020 NSW Premier’s History Awards

Wednesday 5 August 2020
Eight judges considered 139 entries across the five prize categories. 

State Library galleries reopen with new exhibition which tackles Cook’s legacy

Monday 13 July 2020

The Library's galleries reopened on Monday 13 July with its long-awaited exhibition, Eight Days in Kamay.

2020 National Biography Award shortlist announced

Thursday 9 July 2020
Compelling biographies of Australian politicians and journalists and gripping memoirs by debut authors have been shortlisted.

A bird’s-eye view of 1M+ digital images

Wednesday 1 July 2020
A new ground-breaking experiment.

$116,000 in paid research opportunities

Monday 18 May 2020
Applications for a range of prestigious research fellowships are now open.

Millions turn to libraries to get them through

Monday 25 May 2020
Over 20,000 new members have signed up online since the lockdown. 

Eight days in Kamay

Wednesday 20 May 2020
New online exhibition revisits Cook’s eight days in Kamay

Add your entry to the great pandemic diary of 2020

Monday 4 May 2020
The State Library wants to capture the thoughts and feelings of the State via a new diary sharing platform launched TODAY.

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