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Giving to your National Library
Our collections are extraordinary. Your support can help us share them.
Become a volunteer
The Volunteer Program offers you an opportunity to play an active role in supporting and promoting the work of the Library.
Become a Friend
The Friends of the National Library of Australia share a passion for the Library and its collections.
Contact the NLA Philanthropy Team
We would love to speak with you to discuss your support for the Library.
The National Library of Australia acknowledges Australia’s First Nations Peoples – the First Australians – as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of this land and gives respect to the Elders – past and present – and through them to all Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that this website contains a range of material which may be considered culturally sensitive including the records of people who have passed away.