Visiting the Library during HSC time

Thursday 1 October 2020

Find out what we are doing during the busy HSC period to ensure everyone can enjoy the Library safely. 

October long weekend opening hours

Monday 28 September 2020

The Library is open over the October long weekend, Saturday 3 October to Monday 5 October 2020.

‘Blazing talent’ Kate Mulvany wins top prize for women playwrights

Friday 18 September 2020

Hailed by the judges as a ‘blazing talent’, stage and screen writer/actor Kate Mulvany has won the coveted Mona Brand Award for 2020 – Australia’s only prize for women stage and screen writers.

Winners announced for NSW Premier’s History Awards

Friday 4 September 2020

The 2020 NSW Premier’s History Awards, offering $75,000 in prize money, were announced tonight as part of the official launch of NSW History Week.

Unlikely biography on former PM wins nation’s richest prize for life writing

Friday 28 August 2020

Patrick Mullins’s Tiberius with a Telephone: The Life and Stories of William McMahon (Scribe Publications) claimed this year’s $25,000 prize from a strong field of 89 entries.