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  • Extraordinary rare book collection donated to State Library

    17 Apr 2015

    The late John Emmerson QC has donated one of the world’s great rare book collections to the State Library. READ MORE

  • New exhibition opens in Palmer Hall

    9 Apr 2015

    Writing the war: Personal stories from WWI is now open in our newly refurbished Palmer Hall. READ MORE

  • Library Fellowships close 17 April

    8 Apr 2015

    Interested in researching our vast collection? Applications for creative and scholarly fellowships at the Library close on 17 April. READ MORE