Public libraries celebrate Law Week 2017

Congratulations to NSW public libraries for a fantastic Law Week 2017.

Out and about during NAIDOC week

Find out where our Indigenous Services team will helping to celebrate Indigenous languages across NSW.

The Reading Room turns 75

The Mitchell Library Reading Room, one of Sydney's most iconic spaces, was opened 75 years ago on June 22, 1942.  

Building Magazine now online

The newly digitised Building magazine is a trove of information about the construction industry.

Introducing the Fairfax Archive Team

The arrangement and description of the Fairfax Media archive is a major undertaking that will take over one year to complete. Meet the core members of the team.

Talking Deadly with Oliver Costello: Firesticks

Oliver Costello spoke about the Firesticks initiative at the recent Talking Deadly event. 

Portraits of Languages Exhibition - Dubbo

The Library was pleased to contribute to the Portraits of Languages exhibition,  which was recently launched at the Western Plains Cultural Centre in Dubbo. 

Richmond-Upper Clarence Regional Library and Instagram for local studies

A guest blog post by Richmond-Upper Clarence Regional Library staff.

Mocktails in the library

June is Mocktail Month! 

The Fairfax Media Archive

The State Library of New South Wales has recently acquired what must certainly be the most significant and comprehensive media company archive in Australia. 

Win a special book pack

To celebrate the announcement of the 2017 Russell Prize for Humour Writing shortlist, the Library is giving you the chance to win a special prize pack. 

National Sorry Day 2017

As part of our Indigenous Collecting Strategy, the Library is actively commissioning projects that enable collection of Indigenous stories and voice.

The First Sydney Fish Market

Behind the grand army of hawkers, and acting as sort of camp followers to them, were a number of ragged sharp-looking boys.