Media Centre For more detailed information, images and interviews please contact: Media & Communications Recent media releases Subject Subject Show All Awards Fellowships Exhibitions Library Council Ministerial media releases Acquisitions and rare documents Recent media stories Services State Librarian Show AllAwardsFellowshipsExhibitionsLibrary CouncilMinisterial media releasesAcquisitions and rare documentsRecent media storiesServicesState Librarian Search Reset All Two must‐see exhibitions Exhibitions Friday, 9 September 2016 State Library celebrates the bicentenary of the Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney. Prized Australian history heads to Wagga Wagga Services Thursday, 8 September 2016 Captain Cook’s shoe buckle is among the extraordinary items from the Library's collection heading to Wagga Wagga. NSW Premier’s Literary Awards 2017 open Awards The State Library of NSW today announced the opening of nominations for the 2017 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards. Winners announced for 2016 NSW Premier’s History Awards Awards The 2016 NSW Premier’s History Awards, offering $75,000 in prize money, were announced TONIGHT at the State Library of NSW, as part of the official launch of NSW History Week. Next Door: photographs of Sydney’s suburban life in the 90s Media: Subject The State Library of NSW’s new photographic display – Next Door by Paul Blackmore – provides a ‘neighbourly’ peek into Sydney’s suburban lives from the 1990s. Shortlists announced for 2016 NSW Premier’s History Awards Awards The Premier of NSW, the Hon Mike Baird MP announced the shortlist for the 2016 NSW Premier’s History Awards. 100 years of Red Cross donated Acquisitions and rare documents Australian Red Cross is donating 100 years of its NSW archive to the State Library of NSW. 2016 National Biography Award Awards Brenda Niall's gripping biography ‘Mannix’ has won the 2016 National Biography Award. Show more Past media releases Media Releases - 2015 Media Releases - 2014 Media Releases - 2013 Media Releases - 2012 Media kit Library Experts Are you looking for an expert to interview? Browse our expert profiles.