Newsflashes

Newsflash:

Our opening hours are reduced on the Australia Day public holiday, Monday 27 January. More information ›

Newsflash:

Due to essential maintenance, access to some online services including eresources and the viewing of digitised items will be temporarily unavailable between 8 pm and 10 pm AEDT on Tuesday, 28 January 2019. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Library buildings and spaces

The State Library can provide you with assistance when you are planning renovations, extensions or new library buildings.

Library building planning tools

These tools will help you in planning and determining appropriate location and size for new and refurbished library buildings.

Modular libraries project

This project provides a series of plan templates to assist councils in the design and construction of small scale public libraries.

Small Library Project

A project to assist NSW councils and libraries in the planning and design of small library buildings. 

People Places

People Places has been developed to assist NSW local authorities to plan and build library buildings for the future needs of their communities.

Mobile and outreach services

Mobile & outreach services in NSW public libraries provides good practice guidelines for outreach service models