Professional development course information Collect Connect Community: an introduction to the State Library This interactive hands-on program introduces public library staff to the State Library's website, collections and services. Legal, drug and alcohol information workshop This workshop equips staff with a knowledge of legal, drug and alcohol information resources. A beginner’s guide to family history for public library staff This course introduces public library staff to key concepts and resources for answering family history inquiries. Connecting culture: tracing ancestors The Connecting Culture: Tracing Ancestors training equips public library staff with a knowledge of information resources for tracing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander family history. Related content Forms for public libraries Forms for use by New South Wales public libraries including travel claim form, multicultural bulk loan and information request forms. Upcoming events - Professional development Our Events calendar provides details of upcoming events at the State Library as well as other events that may be of interest to NSW public library staff.