The Library is closed onsite, open online. See updates here.

Face mask required

Tuesday 22 June 2021

All readers, visitors and staff are required to wear a face mask while in the Library.

Winners of Australia’s only humour writing prize announced

Thursday 17 June 2021

Nakkiah Lui’s perceptive, surprising and laugh-out-loud play Black is the New White has won the $10,000 biennial Russell Prize for Humour Writing.

Winner of the NSW Aboriginal Creative Fellowship announced

Wednesday 9 June 2021

The Library is thrilled to announce Dr Bronwyn Bancroft as recipient of the Aboriginal Creative Fellowship.

Is there a corner store that holds a special place in your heart?

Monday 7 June 2021

Your corner store nomination might just make it into our next issue of Openbook magazine.

Welcome young writers!

Monday 7 June 2021

In a new collaboration with Sydney Story Factory and the National Aboriginal Sporting Chance Academy, the State Library is running a series of educational writing workshops for Aboriginal students from eight NSW high schools.