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.

Find a public library in NSW

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

Public Library Services blog

To keep up to date visit the PLS blog

Public library statistics

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

Public Library Services eNews

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

In the Libraries enewsletter

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

News

Learning something new - Law Week 2019

Hundreds of people all around the state visited their local libraries during Law Week this year.

...Magical ...brilliant

A snapshot of recent public library events and programs from across NSW.

Re(new)ed library spaces

A look at some new or refurbished library spaces from across the NSW public library network.

From simple to complex: legal information for your community

Legal information is available in different formats and levels of complexity - from simple summaries to legislation and case law to community legal education talks.

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.