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SPINE 004: Mrs Dickens’ songbook

Reader in Residence Caroline Baum explores a songbook belonging to Catherine Dickens that was recently brought to life at the Library.

The Toganmain Map Collection

Charles Sturt University Bachelor of Information Studies student Jillian Fearnley has recently completed a project working on the Library's Toganmain map collection.

From the stacks - Dogs in the military

Often forgotten and rarely recognised, are our four-legged canine diggers, who have served and suffered alongside Australian soldiers.

Seniors in Focus 2018

The NSW Home Library Services Working group presented a fascinating program at their biennial Seniors in Focus seminar.  

Library Council on tour

Last week the Library Council went on tour visiting libraries across the Central Northern Regional Library service and Armidale War Memorial Library.

Rose de Freycinet poem

A recent addition to the collection, a poem dedicated to Rose de Freycinet, shows us how this remarkable woman was perceived by those she met on her voyage around the world.

Remembrance Day - Firth Brothers letters

Letters from the Firth brothers that are held in the State Library's collection are the subject of an article from researcher Philippa Scarlett.

Who was Kath?

The Library recently acquired an album of photographs without any details of the owner or the subjects of the photographs, but one person is named. Who was Kath?

Is your library dementia friendly?

Ideas for collections, programs and  library design to assist people with dementia.

Digitising tokens

How many library staff does it take to digitise a token?

New Australian Financial Complaints Authority

The new Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) is the dispute resolution scheme for financial services.

Amplify relaunched

On Friday 26 October, we celebrated the relaunch of Amplify

New old skills: motion picture film at the library

Celebrating UNESCO World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

Thomas Gale, early Australian aeronaut

the balloon commenced to descend, and, after colliding against some trees, touched a fence, to which Mr. Gale held on with one hand

Beethoven live in libraries across NSW

Saturday 27 October,  2.45 pm — grab a group of friends and head to your local library as the Sydney Symphony Orchestra streams Beethoven live across NSW.

HSC - The Library is here to help!

About to start your exams? Or is your HSC journey just beginning? We're here to help.