The State Library of NSW

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The State Library of NSW has something for everybody! A large selection of fun activities, learning programs and online resources. And don’t miss out on their exciting holiday programs! 

Learning At The Library

School Students & Teachers
Curriculum linked learning programs and resources promoting engagement, creativity and intellectual growth for students and teachers. Onsite learning programs are temporarily unavailable.

Kids & Families
Introduce your family to the Library with our range of fun and engaging kids’ activities, including school holiday programs, and creative workshops. Onsite programs are temporarily unavailable.

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

Learning at home
Find a large selection of fun activities, learning programs and online resources.

Spaces For Research & Study
Come in and explore the variety of spaces they have throughout the Library.

Gallery & Exhibition Spaces
Find out about the free exhibitions on at the Library HERE.

Eat, Drink & Shop
Recharge in their Cafe and take a look around the Library Shop.  Open every day from 10 am to 5 pm. 

Library Activities
Did you know the Library is more than just a world class book collection? Pop in to experience free exhibitions in the gallery spaces, or catch up on Library events online.

Corner of Macquarie Street and Shakespeare Place, Sydney.

Opening Hours
Monday to Thursday - 10am to 8pm
Friday to Sunday (including public holidays) - 10am to 5pm

The Special Collections area in the Mitchell Library Reading Room is open until 6 pm Monday to Thursday, 5 pm on Friday, and is closed on Sundays.

For more information, visit the website.

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