Due to essential upgrades, access to digital images will be temporarily unavailable between 10.30 am and 12 pm AEDT on Monday, 2 March 2020.

Temporary relocation of the Library’s Cafe

Friday 28 February 2020

Cafe Trim will be relocating to the Glasshouse from Monday 2 March to Sunday 8 March for renovations.

A new digital space for Aboriginal communities

Thursday 20 February 2020

In an Australian first, the State Library has launched a new digital space for Aboriginal communities to connect with their family history and the collections held at the Library. Learn more about Gather here.

Nominations open: NSW Premier’s History Awards

Wednesday 19 February 2020

The State Library today announced the opening of nominations for the NSW Premier’s History Awards 2020.

Winner of our Bushfire Fundraising Auction

Friday 24 January 2020

Congratulations to Jennifer of Sydney who was the highest bidder in our fundraising auction for WIRES Wildlife Rescue.

Australia Day Opening Hours

Wednesday 15 January 2020

We're open every day across the Australia Day long weekend, with some changes to some services and opening hours on the public holiday, Monday 27 January.