Learning at the Library
We're here for students, teachers and families, and those with an endless curiosity for learning.
Join some of Australia’s greatest children’s authors as they share the inspiration behind their writing, answer students’ questions and take your students through activities which will stimulate their imagination.
In this quickfire writing workshop, we’ll discuss how to use writing techniques to keep readers on the edge of their seats.
Learn to crack the code and understand the secret language of picture book illustrations
Be inspired by the State Library’s imposing façade and ornate interior to compose some atmospheric and spooky descriptive writing.
Kids & families
Storytime and school holiday fun including creative workshops, tours and special events and downloadable activities to enjoy at home.
Join us for workshops with author/illustrators Dr Bronwyn Bancroft, Maxine Beneba Clarke and Debra Tidball, plus a myriad of other creative and engaging activities.
Join us for more exciting and inspiring art adventures based on Library collections, and develop new skills to apply to your own artmaking.
Join our book-loving community for enthusiastic young readers!
Brush up on your writing skills, share your ideas and get stuck into writing!
Explore more learning opportunities
Free research orientation, self-guided programs, and tailored sessions for coursework or research degree help.
An exciting range of courses, talks and workshops for people of any age and stage of learning.
Develop your knowledge and skills with our teacher professional learning programs. Workshops are available online, onsite and around NSW.