Blogs

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Spring

Man Booker Prize nominee Ali Smith’s latest novel examines Brexit and connected lives with some chaotically joyful prose. A librarian finds unity and renewal in this Critics' Picks review.

Behind the Story with Rick Morton

Find out what surprised author Rick Morton the most while writing his 2019 National Biography Award shortlisted book One Hundred Years of Dirt.

Learning something new - Law Week 2019

Hundreds of people all around the state visited their local libraries during Law Week this year.

Behind the Story with Rozanna Lilley

Find out what surprised author Rozanna Lilley the most while writing her 2019 National Biography Award shortlisted book Do Oysters Get Bored? A Curious Life

Fast times and excellent adventures

A Critics' Picks review finds the surprising history of the '80s  in James King's eye opening and affectionate study of the rise of the teen film.

Having problems at work?

Not sure what you should be paid? Chasing unpaid wages? Been unfairly dismissed?

Q&A with our Artist-in-Residence Hadyn Wilson

We caught up with our artist-in-residence Hadyn Wilson about his experience at the Library so far. 

God is Good for You

In this Critics' Picks review, political journalist Greg Sheridan examines the state of Christianity in the West and interviews some of Australia's most prominent politicians.

...Magical ...brilliant

A snapshot of recent public library events and programs from across NSW.

Re(new)ed library spaces

A look at some new or refurbished library spaces from across the NSW public library network.

Finding crime statistics

You can find NSW crime statistics at the Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR).

Library Amendment Bill 2019

This Bill will enable the Library to collect, maintain, preserve and make accessible New South Wales electronic publications for readers and researchers now and into the future.

Get the latest business news

Visit the Library or login remotely to browse the latest issues of leading business and financial magazines from Australia and around the world.

Titles include Forbes, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Economist and Fortune.

From simple to complex: legal information for your community

Legal information is available in different formats and levels of complexity - from simple summaries to legislation and case law to community legal education talks.

Sad topographies

While looking at a map of Australia, Damien Rudd happened upon Mount Hopeless in the Flinders Ranges. A librarian finds his way through this disenchated traveller's guide in a Critics' Picks review.