State Library welcomes the appointment of new State Librarian

Friday 27 October 2023

Dr Caroline Butler-Bowdon has been announced as the State Library's new State Librarian.

2024 Fellows announced

Friday 20 October 2023

The State Library welcomed its newest research fellow, Nancy Cushing, at the 4th Biennial Coral Thomas Lecture last night.  

Significant Aboriginal objects come back to Country after 200 years

Friday 6 October 2023

Aboriginal communities, families, Elders and makers will for the first time have direct access to 30 ancestral objects.

NSW Premier’s History Award winners announced

Thursday 7 September 2023

$85,000 in prize money was awarded as part of NSW History Week. 

First biography of one of Australia’s finest poets, wins nation’s richest biography prize

Wednesday 9 August 2023

Ann-Marie Priest’s “perceptive” and “creative” biography of the elusive Gwen Harwood, one of Australia’s finest poets, is the winner of this year’s $25,000 National Biography Award.