Scheduled maintenance: access to eresources and image viewers will be unavailable on Monday 11 December between 8pm and midnight AEDT. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Christmas & New Year opening hours

Friday 24 November 2023

We're open every day except Christmas Day, Monday 25 December. Normal hours and services will resume on Tuesday 2 January 2023.

State Library welcomes the appointment of new State Librarian

Friday 27 October 2023

Dr Caroline Butler-Bowdon has been announced as the State Library's new State Librarian.

2024 Fellows announced

Friday 20 October 2023

The State Library welcomed its newest research fellow, Nancy Cushing, at the 4th Biennial Coral Thomas Lecture last night.  

Significant Aboriginal objects come back to Country after 200 years

Friday 6 October 2023

Aboriginal communities, families, Elders and makers will for the first time have direct access to 30 ancestral objects.

NSW Premier’s History Award winners announced

Thursday 7 September 2023

$85,000 in prize money was awarded as part of NSW History Week.