The Library is open over the October long weekend, with reduced hours on Monday 2 October 2023. View the long weekend opening hours here.

Subsidies and grants

Information about funding, grants and subsidies for NSW councils providing public library services for the community.

Public Library Funding 2023/24

A new funding package has been announced from 2019/20

Financial reporting and subsidy applications

Application forms for council library subsidies

Public Library Grants

The Public Library Infrastructure Grants are for projects that will assist NSW councils to improve public library infrastructure, including buildings and information technology systems.

State funding for public libraries

State Government funding for NSW public libraries.