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Public Library Grants

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.

  Council Project Amount
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
  Total   $6,000,000

Previous grant recipients

Previous grant recipients are listed in the State Library of NSW Annual Reports.

Reporting forms

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.

Further information and instructions

2016/17 PLIG round and previous years

For grants from previous years please fill out the forms below.

Public Library Grants archive

Public Library Grants Guidelines are available below for the reference of councils that are yet to acquit funded projects.