Face masks mandatory until 12.01 am, Monday 17 May 2021. Please read our special conditions of entry before visiting us.

Face masks required

Monday 10 May 2021

All staff, readers and visitors will be required to wear a face mask in all areas of the Library.

NSW Government announces funding to transform the State Library

Monday 10 May 2021

Almost $12 million of new funding has been announced by the NSW Government to enhance visitor access and experience at the much-loved State Library.

Anzac Day opening hours

Monday 19 April 2021

The Library will be open from 1 pm to 5 pm on Anzac Day, Sunday 25 April.

New Map Rooms now open

Friday 16 April 2021

 For the first time, visitors to the State Library can explore five centuries of cartography from around the world in one place with the opening of the new Map Rooms.   

Culture Up Late extended to 30 June

Sunday 11 April 2021

Sydneysiders and visitors will have more opportunity than ever to get their culture fix at the Library.