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Learning at the library

School Students & Teachers

Curriculum linked learning programs and resources promoting engagement, creativity and intellectual growth for students and teachers. 

HSC 2022

Whether you're just starting out or looking for in-depth resources for your HSC year, there's something here for you. 

Tertiary Student Groups

Free research orientation, self-guided programs, and tailored sessions for coursework or research degree help.

Kids & Families

Pre-school storytime and school holiday fun including creative workshops, tours of the magical Mitchell and special events.

Lifelong Learners

An exciting range of courses, talks and workshops for learners of any age and stage of learning. 

Learning at home

We hope you enjoy learning and playing with Library collections!

What's new

Order a Library Box

Filled with fun activities inspired by the Library’s collections.

Learning at home

We have a large selection of fun activities and online resources for you to enjoy at home.

Inspiration for creative writing

Creative writing prompts from the State Library's collections.

Flipgrid activities

Find our fun learning activities on Flipgrid for kids to do at home or at school.

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