Public Libraries New South Wales (PLNSW) represents the interests of public libraries and their users throughout New South Wales. Currently it has 120 members comprising 105 local government authorities and 15 regional library services.
The Association has a vital interest in improving library services and access to information resources for all people living in New South Wales through a range of initiatives, joint ventures and partnerships.
To ensure that all areas of NSW are able to participate in the association, PLNSW is divided into 5 Zones:
This arrangement ensures that all Council/Library voices are heard and that all communities benefit from the work of the organisation.
Championing the creation of a new future for NSW public libraries
Strengthening NSW public libraries engagement with councils, governments and communities
Integrity, equity and quality of representation