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Love in the Library

Read all about the sweet story of a couple: over 40 years of romance, told through more than 200 greeting cards.

Dear Librarian... Which street is this?

Our Librarians love to research and solve interesting Ask a Librarian questions!

Collecting born-digital photographs

Developing new guidelines and specifications for collecting born-digital photographs

Freckles the Performing Pig

To celebrate the Year of the Pig, a story about a talented show pig named Freckles. 

Party safe: top tips for the festival season

Make all your festival experiences ones to remember with these top tips to party safely.

Across the curator's desk - Peter Hall's 1968 travel sketchbook

Anna Corkhill, curator in the Library's Research and Discovery team, shares a sketchbook from a crucial stage in the development of the Sydney Opera House. 

Back to school!

Find out what's new for students and teachers in 2019.

New guided pathways from LawAccess NSW

Looking for help with mortgage stress or unpaid council rates? Find information in the new guided pathways from LawAccess NSW.

A Book of Hours from Northern France

A beautiful Book of Hours recently digitised and now available online.

A topsy-turvy Christmas

The story of the first truly Australian Christmas cards is a little-known tale of Sydney marketing ingenuity.

The Molly Trolley

Do you know what a 'Molly Trolley' is? It originated here, at the State Library of New South Wales.

Q&A with Dr Naomi Malone

The Chair of our Inclusion Advisory Committee has a passion for making the Library more accessible.

Places of Industry - works by Jeff Rigby

The Library has recently acquired a series of 25 works by Blue Mountains-based artist Jeff Rigby.

Changes to the Alcohol Interlock Program

Changes have been made to the Alcohol Interlock Program

Corsali's Southern Cross

Lettera di Andrea Corsali allo Illustrissimo Signore Duco Iuliano de Medici, October 1516