We are open on ANZAC Day from 1pm to 5pm. See our ANZAC Day opening hours for more details.

Inaugural Reader in Residence announced

Wednesday 11 April 2018

Well-known author, journalist and broadcaster Caroline Baum has just been announced as the State Library of NSW’s inaugural Reader in Residence.

Anzac Day Opening Hours

Wednesday 4 April 2018

The Library will open from 1pm to 5pm on Anzac Day, Wednesday 25 April.

Miles Franklin’s long-lost diary donated

Wednesday 7 March 2018

The missing diary of Australian literary great Miles Franklin, discovered in a battered old family suitcase, will be donated to the State Library.

Farewell to a generous supporter

Tuesday 20 February 2018

Today at the Library we farewelled one of our most generous benefactors, Michael Crouch AC, who died on 12 February. 

Friends Room closed for private event

Wednesday 14 February 2018

On Tuesday 20 February the Friends Room will be closed for a private event.

We apologise for any inconvenience.