Critics' Picks

Thursday
Thursday 5 July 2018

Find the best new books from Australia and around the world in our Governor Marie Bashir Reading Room.

Inaugural Reader in Residence announced

Wednesday
Wednesday 11 April 2018

Well-known author, journalist and broadcaster Caroline Baum has just been announced as the State Library of NSW’s inaugural Reader in Residence.

Miles Franklin’s long-lost diary donated

Wednesday
Wednesday 7 March 2018

The missing diary of Australian literary great Miles Franklin, discovered in a battered old family suitcase, will be donated to the State Library.

Farewell to a generous supporter

Tuesday
Tuesday 20 February 2018

Today at the Library we farewelled one of our most generous benefactors, Michael Crouch AC, who died on 9 February. 

New galleries opening soon

Monday
Monday 29 January 2018

We’re turning the Library inside out so that you can experience our most remarkable treasures when the Michael Crouch Galleries open later this year!