Face masks mandatory until 12.01 am, Monday 10 May 2021. Please read our special conditions of entry before visiting us.

Little-known stories of the Dyarubbin

Monday 29 March 2021

Darug women storytellers reveal little-known stories of Dyarubbin – the Hawkesbury River – in our new exhibition on now.

Shortlists announced for 2021 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards

Wednesday 24 March 2021

Thirty judges considered a record of 633 entries across 10 prize categories.

Easter opening hours

Thursday 18 March 2021

There will be changes to the following services from Good Friday, 2 April until usual opening hours resume on Tuesday 6 April.

New Map Rooms coming soon

Friday 26 February 2021

Despite the challenges of Covid, the Library has continued its quest to bring more of its collections into public view with its new Map Rooms opening soon.

Bligh’s Bounty logbooks recognised by UNESCO

Friday 26 February 2021

The logbooks of William Bligh, which document the most notorious mutiny in history, will be officially inscribed on the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World register today.