October long weekend opening hours

Monday
Monday 28 September 2020

The Library is open over the October long weekend, Saturday 3 October to Monday 5 October 2020.

‘Blazing talent’ Kate Mulvany wins top prize for women playwrights

Friday
Friday 18 September 2020

Hailed by the judges as a ‘blazing talent’, stage and screen writer/actor Kate Mulvany has won the coveted Mona Brand Award for 2020 – Australia’s only prize for women stage and screen writers.

Winners announced for NSW Premier’s History Awards

Friday
Friday 4 September 2020

The 2020 NSW Premier’s History Awards, offering $75,000 in prize money, were announced tonight as part of the official launch of NSW History Week.

Unlikely biography on former PM wins nation’s richest prize for life writing

Friday
Friday 28 August 2020

Patrick Mullins’s Tiberius with a Telephone: The Life and Stories of William McMahon (Scribe Publications) claimed this year’s $25,000 prize from a strong field of 89 entries.

Mr Archimedes and friends move into the Library

Monday
Monday 24 August 2020

The State Library is now the proud custodian of Pamela Allen’s extraordinary archive.