The Library is open. See frequently asked questions.

The Library is temporarily closed onsite, open online

*** UPDATE***

Due to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation, the State Library will be closed onsite temporarily until the current lockdown order is lifted. The Library is open online.

Our Ask a Librarian phone and chat service is operating Monday to Friday, 9 am​ to 5 pm. In addition, the Library’s digital services are available 24/7, including ebooks, digital subscriptions to local and overseas newspapers and magazines, as well as learning resources (eg. HSC study guides and journals).

The Library welcomes offers of material for the collection.

Please check the website regularly for updates.   

For more information on NSW Health Orders please visit the NSW Health website.