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Recent media releases

2022 State Library fellowships announced

Friday 15 October 2021

Eight prestigious research fellowships, totalling $216,000, have just been awarded.

The Library launches its first children’s book

Thursday 14 October 2021

The Library has teamed up with children’s author Libby Hathorn to create The Best Cat, the Est Cat.

NSW State Library offering paid research opportunities

Monday 17 May 2021
Apply for a range of prestigious research fellowships totalling $216,000.

Building Plan: FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about the Library’s building plan.

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.

Great love story of the seas revealed

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

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.

Past media releases