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.


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

What’s got us talking

The Library will open every day

The Library will go back to opening every day from Monday 13 July. Plus, you will no longer need to book online before you visit.

Your Library at home

Find a new book to read, a binge-worthy podcast, inspiring stories, or a fun activity to do at home.


An experimental bird’s-eye view of more than 1 million digital images from our collection. 

Events online

Catch up on popular Library events including our B List Bookclub.

Collection buzz