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.

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Shipping containers and jigsaw puzzles

The State Library worked with fjmt architects on a project to assist NSW councils and libraries in the planning and design of small library buildings.

Alexander Burnett Hector and his colour music invention

Alexander Burnett Hector was convinced there were underlying scientific principles of harmony and vibration between colour and music, based on those found in nature.

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. This service is co-ordinated by staff of the Legal Information Access Centre (LIAC).

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.