The Library is open on the King's Birthday public holiday, Monday 12 June 2023. View the public holiday opening hours.

Opening hours for the King's Birthday public holiday

Thursday 1 June 2023

The Library will open from 10pm to 5pm on the King's Birthday, Monday 12 June.

Winners announced for the 2023 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards

Monday 22 May 2023

The winners of the $350,000 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards were announced tonight, with Debra Dank’s debut We Come With This Place taking out a record four of the 14 prizes.

Russell Prize for Humour Writing winners announced

Thursday 11 May 2023

Laugh-out loud books The Speechwriter and Rita’s Revenge win Australia’s only prize for humour writing.

Shortlists announced for Australia’s only humour writing prize

Wednesday 26 April 2023

Selected from a record number of entries, the shortlisted books for the 2023 Russell Prize for Humour Writing have just been announced.

Shakespeare Room now open 7 days a week

Monday 24 April 2023

Shakespeare Room opens seven days a week for the first time in its history.