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Between 10 pm Saturday, 11 July and 1 am Sunday, 12 July (AEST) access to the Manuscripts, Oral History and Pictures catalogue and the viewing of digitised items will be temporarily unavailable. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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The Library's reading rooms are open. Before you visit, please read Visiting the Library. 

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Going green in public libraries!

War on waste, sustainable cities, and BioBlitz. Three green initiatives from NSW public libraries. 

In the dry and by the fireside

Across the state, public libraries celebrate writers past, present, and emerging.

Freedom to read

Libraries have a role in providing an unbiased source of information and ideas.

New edition of Rest Assured

A new edition of the popular book Rest assured: a legal guide to wills, estates, planning ahead & funerals in NSW is now available in NSW public libraries and online.

Learning something new - Law Week 2019

Hundreds of people all around the state visited their local libraries during Law Week this year.

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