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Dr John Vallance to head up the State Library

Dr John Vallance has been announced as the new NSW State Librarian & Chief Executive and will commence his tenure from Monday 28 August 2017.

Dr Vallance is a long-time supporter and passionate advocate of the Library who has served as a member of the Library Council of NSW and as a Trustee of the State Library Foundation. John brings to the Library a wealth of knowledge and experience in the education and cultural sector. He joins the Library at an exciting juncture in the Library’s history as we continue to transform the Mitchell building and explore new opportunities for communities to engage with our wonderful Library. 

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Neville Williams

"A great library is a place where individuals and communities can find out who they are, where they are from and where they might be going.
A great library introduces new generations to the pleasures of learning, exploration and reflection.
A great library serves its readers, responds to their specific needs but never tells them what to think."

In light of the previous comments by you...What do you see here?....
Thought perhaps stimulating the State Library's visitors with this artwork might be relevant? - Neville Williams