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Recent media releases

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.

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

Wednesday 1 July 2020
A new ground-breaking experiment.

Millions turn to libraries to get them through

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

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.

Turn your ‘iso’ moments into history

Thursday 9 April 2020
The State Library wants your self-isolation images to become part of the historic record.

State Library creates a new space for Aboriginal communities

Thursday 20 February 2020
In an Australian first, the State Library of NSW launched a new digital space for Aboriginal communities to connect with their histories and cultures.

History Awards call for 2020 nominations

Wednesday 19 February 2020
The State Library announces the opening of nominations for the NSW Premier’s History Awards 2020.


Entries now open for the 2020 National Biography Award

Tuesday 10 December 2019

Entries are now open for the 2020 National Biography Award – Australia's richest prize for biography and memoir writing.

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