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Winners announced

 2017 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards announced, with a total of $300,000 offered across 13 prizes.

Shortlist for Australia’s only humour writing prize

Wednesday, 10 May 2017
State Library announces shortlisted for the 2017 Russell Prize for Humour Writing.

$160,000 in paid research opportunities

The State Library of NSW is calling for applications for a range of prestigious research fellowships.

What lies beneath the State Library?

Thursday 27 April 2017
New virtual window reveals what’s hidden in the stacks!

2017 shortlists announced

Wednesday, 26 April 2017
Works of today’s leading Australian writers have been shortlisted for the 2017 NSW Premier's Literary Awards.

Visitors to our historic Mitchell Reading Room soar

Monday, 24 April 2017
The number of people visiting the State Library of NSW is at an all-time high, with the renowned Mitchell Library Reading Room recording a 100 percent increase since 2012, according to the Library’s latest occupancy report.

$4 million to support NSW public libraries

Tuesday, 4 April 2017
The NSW Government has announced $4 million in funding for public libraries
 

 

Tribute to colonial Australia’s trailblazing businesswomen

Thursday, 30 March 2017
State Library Fellow, Dr Catherine Bishop takes prestigious $30,000 Ashurst Business Literature Prize.

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