• Exhibition: Abstraction—Création: J.W. Power in Europe 1921—1938. Plan your visit

  • See new acquisitions and experience the most affecting of Australian stories. Plan your visit

  • The Library’s Ephemera Collection provides a strong visual history of Australia. Explore our collection


The Library has several galleries. Find out more information about our current exhibitions.


Each week the Library holds special events, talks, presentations and work-shops open to the public.


The Library offers a range of learning and education programs for students, teachers and readers.

National leadership

We support the Australian library community through our collaborative programs, including Libraries Australia, Trove, the Newspaper Digitisation Program, and PANDORA, Australia’s web archive.

Online Bookshop

Rescue ark

The Rescue Ark

Follow the Rescue Ark as it travels around Australia helping endangered animals in this beautifully illustrated picture book.