The Library is closed onsite, open online. See updates here.

Shortlist announced for Australia’s richest biography prize

Thursday 5 August 2021

Compelling biographies of trailblazers and survivors have been shortlisted alongside raw-edged memoirs for the 2021 National Biography Award.

The Library is temporarily closed onsite, open online

Thursday 29 July 2021

Due to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation, the State Library of NSW closed temporarily.

COVID-19 collecting drive

Tuesday 13 July 2021

We are still collecting posters, flyers and mail-outs appearing in our local neighbourhoods in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Find out how you can help.

Our new catalogue is here!

Monday 5 July 2021

After two years of developing and testing we are excited to officially make the new catalogue the primary system for all your State Library reading, researching and referencing needs. 

The new catalogue is nearly here

Friday 25 June 2021

Now, we are just a week away from making the switch to our new catalogue.