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2021/22 Public Library Infrastructure Grants
Public Library Infrastructure Grants are for projects that will assist NSW councils to improve public library infrastructure, including buildings and information technology systems.
The 2021/22 Public Library Infrastructure Grants are now open.
Applications close at 5 pm on Friday 29 October 2021.
- Please read the Public Library Infrastructure Grants Guidelines 2021/22 before you begin your application
- The PLIG tips for applying provide additional information
- Contact a State Library Consultant if you have any questions about the guidelines or grants program
- The online application is available through Smartygrants
- If you need help with using Smartygrants please go to the Help guide for applicants or the Smartygrants frequently asked questions.
2020/21 Public Library Infrastructure Grants
The Minister for the Arts the Hon. Don Harwin has approved the following grants for 2020/21.
|1||Armidale Regional||Armidale Library's Community Living Room||$166,000|
|2||Bellingen Shire||Dorrigo Library Community Extension Project||$482,800|
|3||Blacktown City||Upgrade of Max Webber Library, relocation of children's and fiction areas.||$400,150|
|4||Central Coast||Mobile Library Upgrade||$190,000|
|5||Clarence Valley||Yaegl libraries refurbishment||$274,960|
|6||Georges River||Hurstville Library Sensory Garden||$200,000|
|7||Gilgandra Shire||Furnishing fit-out of the new Gilgandra Shire Library and Community Hub||$300,170|
|8||Greater Hume||Holbrook Library Complex Refurbishment Project||$199,696|
|9||Hay Shire||Implementation of RFID||$47,076|
|10||Junee Shire||Junee Library - Shelving Upgrade||$26,630|
|11||Kyogle||Solar panels on mobile library||$46,509|
|12||Lake Macquarie City||Lake Mac Libraries Digital Playbook||$114,304|
|13||Liverpool Plains Shire||Quirindi Library Precinct||$500,000|
|14||MidCoast||Transformed and Connected: Evolving Tea Gardens Library||$379,280|
|15||Mosman||Mosman Creation Space Studios Project||$61,024|
|16||Muswellbrook Shire||Accessible upgrade to Children’s Section of Muswellbrook Library||$89,000|
|17||Narrabri Shire||Narrabri Shire Mobile Library||$141,727|
|18||Northern Beaches||Move It and Use It: shelving on wheels for space activation||$500,000|
|19||Port Macquarie-Hastings||A staged approach to new libraries||$128,495|
|20||Queanbeyan-Palerang||Creation of a State of the Art Library in the Queanbeyan Cultural and Civic Precinct||$500,000|
|21||Richmond Valley||Casino Library Community Courtyard||$192,830|
|22||Singleton||Singleton Sustainably Seventeen||$474,439|
|23||Strathfield||A place for everyone||$190,910|
|24||Temora Shire||Renew & Refresh - Temora Shire Library||$194,000|
|25||Wagga Wagga City||Wagga Wagga City Library Expansion||$200,000|
Previous recipients are listed in the State Library of NSW Annual Reports.
From the 2017/18 Public Library Grant round reporting and acquittal forms are to be filled out in Smartygrants. The applicant will receive an email directly from Smartygrants when a form is available for completion.
2016/17 PLIG round and previous years
For grants from previous years please fill out the forms below.
- Acquittal statement (Word 43Kb)
- Performance report (Word 110Kb)
- Statement of income and expenditure (Excel 105Kb)
Public Library Grants archive
Public Library Grants Guidelines are available below for the reference of councils that are yet to acquit funded projects.