Between 10 pm Saturday, 11 July and 1 am Sunday, 12 July (AEST) access to the Manuscripts, Oral History and Pictures catalogue and the viewing of digitised items will be temporarily unavailable. We apologise for any inconvenience.


The Library's reading rooms are open. Before you visit, please read Visiting the Library. 

How to give

Your donation will help sustain the vital work of the Library, supporting acquisitions, conservation exhibitions, education programs, awards and fellowships.

Donating online

All levels of support are appreciated. Donations over $2 are tax deductible.

The State Library of NSW Foundation (ABN 76 343 150 267) has full charitable and Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status.

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Prefer to give by email or post?

You can make a gift by completing this donation form and returning it by email to or posting it to:

State Library of NSW Foundation
State Library of NSW
Macquarie Street


Contact us

If you would like to discuss your support with us,  please call on (02) 9273 1529 or email

If you would like to learn more about how you can give from overseas, please contact us directly.