Blogs

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K-12 Learning Program 2018

Check out a range of learning experiences for students and teachers.

HSC students

Check out these great resources as you embark on your HSC journey.

Resources for Business Startups

Find many resources to help you with your new startup.

Plain English information from Legal Aid NSW

Legal Aid NSW produces easy to understand resources to help people with their legal problem

A history of disability in Australia

2017 C.H Currey Memorial Fellow, Dr Breda Carty is using  the Library's collection to explore the lives of people living with a disability.

The untold story of the Wedge Collection

Coral Thomas Fellow, Dr Rebe Taylor talks about her fascinating project into one of the most significant collections of south-eastern Aboriginal wooden artefacts.

Associated Newspapers Ltd. Records of a former rival.

Long forgotten and perhaps a name not recognisable by many, Associated Newspapers Ltd, was a major media rival of the Fairfax company until it was consumed by Fairfax Holdings in 1953. 

Celebrating Indigenous language in a new Library space

The evolution of the Library’s Reading Room continues, with the creation of an Indigenous themed study room.

An artist at work

Follow Wendy Sharpe, one of Australia’s leading contemporary artists, as she records the $15 million transformation of the historic Mitchell Building. 

Celebrating young writers

Write On gold award winners receive their awards at the Library.

A calendar of puddings

We turned to our  historic recipe books for examples of good eating from across New South Walse... and we were not disappointed.

Red Cross Calling!


When the call went out in August 1914, following the outbreak of World War I, for the establishment of an Australian Red Cross Society, the response was almost instantaneous.

A pair of desktop globes from 1783

The Library has recently acquired a beautiful pair of matching globes.