New to the collection

New to the collection

The Library has been busier than ever in 2020, adding to its collection of more than six million items. See some of these amazing new additions on display for the first time. 

PAST EXHIBITIONExhibition
Saturday 28 November 2020 to Sunday 3 January 2021
Admission: Free

New to the collection

The Library has been busier than ever in 2020, adding to its collection of more than six million items. See some of these amazing new additions on display for the first time. 

This exhibition features over 20 newly acquired items, including a visual diary by 99 year-old artist Guy Warren recording his time in lockdown in Sydney, the first printed star chart of the Southern Hemisphere (1515) and one of the earliest books of modern zoology (1551-58).

Little bits of nonsense

Explore a whimsical vision of Sydney with this newly acquired rare map.

Southern stars

The first printed European southern star chart joins the Library’s cartography collection.

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