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Public Library Services

The State Library's Public Library Services team provides specialist advice and support to all local councils providing public library services to the people of NSW.

NSW Seniors Festival 2024

Toast the Seniors Festival with our new mocktail and more

Friday
Friday 2 February 2024

Celebrate the NSW Seniors Festival with our new mocktail, bingo, scams quiz and more.

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Public Library Services eNews

Keep in touch with what's happening in Public Library Services.

Using behavioural insights to improve public library services

A jointly scoped project to optimise membership, visitation and satisfaction of selected NSW libraries. 

PL Portal

An online learning platform for NSW public library staff.

People Places

A guide for planning public library buildings.

COVID-19 research projects

Research into changes in NSW public library services due to the global pandemic.

Find a public library in NSW

List of all the public libraries in NSW and where to find them.

Public library statistics

The State Library collects comprehensive statistics from councils annually about their library services

Tech Savvy Seniors

Information about Tech Savvy Seniors for NSW public libraries

Social media campaigns

Find social media campaigns to promote services to your community.

In the Libraries enewsletter

Keep in touch with what's happening in NSW public libraries through our In the Libraries enewsletter.

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Toast the Seniors Festival with our new mocktail and more

Friday
Friday 2 February 2024

Celebrate the NSW Seniors Festival with our new mocktail, bingo, scams quiz and more.

Drug Fact Bingo

Thursday
Thursday 1 February 2024

Play a round of bingo with Drug Info's latest promotion.

Services for public libraries

Drug Info for public libraries

Find up-to-date information about alcohol and drugs in public libraries and online.  Drug Info is a joint initiative of NSW Health and the State Library of New South Wales.

Find Legal Answers for public libraries

Find Legal Answers provides free access to legal information online and in NSW public libraries. 

Multicultural services for public libraries

The State Library Public Library Services branch provides a range of services and resources to assist public libraries with multicultural services to their culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities.

NSW.net

NSW.net helps libraries and councils with faster, easier and more cost effective access for their communities to the digital world.