Library reopening Monday 1 June 2020. See Frequently Asked Questions here

Millions turn to libraries to get them through

Monday 25 May 2020

Millions of people have turned to libraries to get them through the current health crisis, with over 20,000 new members signing up online since the lockdown. 

State Library reopening 1 June

Wednesday 20 May 2020

Exciting of the State Library of NSW will reopen to the public on Monday 1 June.

The Diary Files go live

Tuesday 5 May 2020

The Library has a long tradition of collecting diaries — from First World War soldiers to famous literary figures like Miles Franklin. Now we want your diary entries to become part of the collection.

NSW Premier’s Literary Awards announced

Sunday 26 April 2020

A total of $295,000 awarded across 12 prize categories.

The Library wants your self-isolation images

Thursday 9 April 2020

The State Library launched a new collecting drive on Instagram today called #NSWathome to ensure your self-isolation images become part of the historic record.