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State Library of NSW

Address: Macquarie Street Sydney NSW 2000
Phone: 02 9273 1414

Tags: history, education, movies, photography, talks, library

Situated in Sydney’s CBD between the Royal Botanic Gardens and Parliament House on Macquarie Street, the State Library of New South Wales is internationally renowned and one of Australia’s leading libraries.

The State Library's major subject strengths are Australian history, culture and literature, including Aboriginal studies, Antarctic exploration, family history and genealogy, business and management, social sciences, applied science, biography, health and law.

The Library aims to collect, preserve and make accessible the documentary heritage of New South Wales. To this end, it holds over 5 million items including monographs, pictures, posters, ephemera, sheet music, talking books, maps, CD-ROMs, newspapers, microfilm and microfiche, films and videos, computer software, kits, sound recordings, photographs, architectural plans, coins, postage stamps and other objects.

The Library also offers access to information and resources both onsite and online, and hosts a dynamic range of public programs through exhibitions, talks, tours and movies.

See also

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20797 objects in Australia
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