Inaugural Reader in Residence announced

Wednesday 11 April 2018

Well-known author, journalist and broadcaster Caroline Baum has just been announced as the State Library of NSW’s inaugural Reader in Residence.

Miles Franklin’s long-lost diary donated

Wednesday 7 March 2018

The missing diary of Australian literary great Miles Franklin, discovered in a battered old family suitcase, will be donated to the State Library.

Farewell to a generous supporter

Tuesday 20 February 2018

Today at the Library we farewelled one of our most generous benefactors, Michael Crouch AC, who died on 9 February. 

Friends Room closed for private event

Wednesday 14 February 2018

On Tuesday 20 February the Friends Room will be closed for a private event.

We apologise for any inconvenience. 

Accessing the galleries

Monday 29 January 2018

Access to the galleries on the first floor of the Mitchell Building will be restricted while we complete building works.