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Announcement of grants of $2.5 million for public libraries across the state in Annual Library Development Grants and Country Libraries Fund programs.
Ashurst Business Literature Prize to open Australian authored works addressing international and global commercial life and its participants.
Australia's goldrush detailed in 100 B&W images from the State Library of NSW's world re-nowned Holtermann collection.
Dr Rick Gekoski will chart the rise and inevitble demise of books at this year's David Scott Mitchell Lecture at State Library of NSW on 18 November.
Unveiling of 2 rare 17th century Spanish documents - Queiros memorials, printed 1608 and 1614 documenting the pre-history of the European discovery of Australia.
Iconic images of Hollywood stars from the Magnum agency will be seen by Austrailan audiences for first time during Head On Photo Festival from 18 May - 23 June, 2013.
State Library has uncovered vital details on 100 ancestral Indigenous languages and will be presented at Hidden Gems: The Role of Libraries and Archives in Cultural Revitalisation (26-27 August).
100 ancestral Indigenous languages to be presented for first time at international symposium at the State Library of NSW on 26-27 August, 2013.
The NSW Government welcomed the appointment of three members of Library Council of NSW
Free exhibition Treasures of Newcastle from the Macquarie era featuring rare, historic and artistic treasures.
The Corroboree Lounge, situated on the ground floor of the State Library of NSW in Macquarie Street, to offer a relaxed meeting point for festival goers and place to discover local languages and family history links.
Priceless piece of Australia's colonial history - rare paintings from 1790s to be unveiled at Newcastle Art Gallery on 14 February, 2013.
Exhibition Selling Dreams: One Hundreds Years of Fashion Photography - international iconic images from the V&A Museum, London August 10, 2013.
State Library of NSW launches new book club 'The Book Stack' to be hosted by entertaining panel of authors, reviewers and other literary types.
Cook, Flinders and First Fleet artefacts and other pieces to head to Albury from 25 February as part of initiative, Far Out! Treasures to the Bush.
Captain Cook and First Fleet documents and rare Indigenous material to head to primary schools in New England from 18-21 November, as part of the Far Out! Treasures to the Bush initiative.
Cook, Flinders and First Fleet documents and other piced to head to primary schools in Broken Hill, Wilcannia and Menindee from 13-16 August as part of the Far Out! Treasures to the Bush initiative.
Cook, Flinders and first fleet documents and other pieces to head to six areas of NSW's Central West region from 27-30 May as part of the Far Out! Treasures of the Bush initiative.
State Library of NSW becoming first Australian cultural institution to engage a GLAM (Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums) wikipedian-in-residence.
Appointment of Kirsten Thorpe as new leader of Indigenous Unit.
As part of Harmony Day the State Library of NSW is promoting awareness of its health information service.
Two exciting international photography exhibitions will be seen by Australian audiences for the first time - Magnum: On set (in partnership with Head On Photo festival) and Selling Dreams: One Hundred Years of Fashion Photography
The Holtermann collection to be officially included on UNESCO Australian Memory of the World register.
Curio the State Library of NSW's free interactive tour app for iPhone or Android devices.
Oral history collection launch by State Librarian of NSW at Wagga Wagga City library about 24 residents experiences of the 2012 floods.
Collection of artworks goes on show at the State Library in new exhibition - Born to Concrete: Visual Poetry from the collections of the Heide Museum of Modern Art and the University of Queensland, from 23 November, 2013.
Announcement of State Library of NSW largest renewal project in 50 years, with unveiling of a $25 million capital campaign to raise funds revitalise Mitchell Library building.
Two highly anticipated exhibitions World Press Photo 2013 and Sydney Morning Herald Phots1440 to be officially launched on 2 July, 2013.