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2023/24 Public Library Infrastructure Grants
Public Library Infrastructure Grants, of up to $500,000, are for projects that will assist NSW councils to improve public library infrastructure, such as buildings, spaces and information technology (including digitisation projects).
The 2023/24 Public Library Infrastructure Grants are now closed.
The 2023/24 Public Library Infrastructure Grants Guidelines are available for reference.
2022/23 Public Library Infrastructure Grants
Public Library Infrastructure Grants are for projects that will assist NSW councils to improve public library infrastructure, including buildings and information technology systems.
The 2022/23 Public Library Infrastructure Grants have been announced by the NSW Minister for the Arts the Hon Ben Franklin MLC.
Please see the media release for further information.
|1||Balranald||Balranald Library refurbishment||$172,610|
|2||Bogan||Bogan Shire Library expansion||$300,149|
|3||Campbelltown||Campbelltown Library on the move||$450,000|
|4||Central Coast||Book lockers||$165,000|
|5||Clarence Valley||New Yamba Library fitout||$475,000|
|6||Cowra||Cowra Library refurbishment||$276,662|
|7||Fairfield||Mobile Library fitout||$198,800|
|8||Griffith||Griffith City Library refurbishment project||$428,050|
|9||Ku-ring-gai||Gordon Library refurbishment||$450,000|
|10||Leeton||Leeton Shire Library Technology and Community Hub Enhancement Project||$76,374|
|11||Lismore||Lismore City Library flood recovery||$325,427|
|12||Lismore (Ballina, Byron, Tweed)||Richmond Tweed Regional Library Mobile Library Replacement Plan||$475,000|
|13||Lithgow||Flexibility! Function! Futureproofing! - Lithgow Library||$452,940|
|14||Liverpool||Liverpool Civic Place Library||$450,000|
|15||Liverpool Plains||Werris Creek Library Refresh||$40,685|
|16||Queanbeyan-Palerang||Drive Thru Libraries Queanbeyan and Bungendore||$95,000|
|17||Richmond Valley||Multipurpose Meeting Rooms for the Community||$173,803|
|18||Ryde||New zones and flexible interiors||$100,000|
|19||Shoalhaven||Sanctuary Point Library||$450,000|
|20||Sutherland||Kirrawee Library, Technology and Community Hub||$250,000|
|21||Tweed||Kingscliff Library Kickstart||$194,500|
Previous grant recipients
Previous grant recipients are listed in the State Library of NSW Annual Reports.
From the 2017/18 Public Library Grant round reporting and acquittal forms are to be filled out in Smartygrants. The applicant will receive an email directly from Smartygrants when a form is available for completion.
2016/17 PLIG round and previous years
For grants from previous years please fill out the forms below.
- Acquittal statement (Word 43Kb)
- Performance report (Word 110Kb)
- Statement of income and expenditure (Excel 105Kb)
Public Library Grants archive
Public Library Grants Guidelines are available below for the reference of councils that are yet to acquit funded projects.
- Public Library Infrastructure Grants Guidelines 2022/23
- Public Library Infrastructure Grants Guidelines 2021/22
- Public Library Infrastructure Grants Guidelines 2020/21
- Public Library Infrastructure Grants Guidelines 2019/20
- Metropolitan Public Library Grants Guidelines 2018/19
- Guidelines 2017/18
- Guidelines 2016/17
- Guidelines 2015/16
- Guidelines 2014/15