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Friends of the State Library

Friends Membership: Join or Renew

Join the Friends and enjoy a wealth of benefits and special access to our renowned collections through member events, exhibitions and publications. 

Benefits for Friends of the Library

Friends enjoy exclusive access to the Friends Room, annual subscription to the Library’s quarterly magazine, discounts at events, the Library shop and café.

Friends Events

Enjoy exclusive Friends events including exhibitionand collection viewings, and specialist talks across literature, art, photography, history and contemporary issues.  

Friends Room

The magnificent Friends room is on the ground floor of the historic Mitchell Library building.