The NCACL has a comprehensive, catalogued collection of books and other resources by Australian authors, illustrators and publishers. The collection* includes over 57,546 books, with some 5,577 of these in overseas translations in 79 languages.  In addition, there are over 546 research files and significant collections of authors’, illustrators’ and publishers’ papers, manuscripts and artwork.

The NCACL collection holds unique titles

There is a dedicated small team of NCACL volunteers who ensure titles are catalogued and publicly available.

To see NCACL holdings go to: NCACL Catalogue

All are welcome to visit the National Centre to view titles during its opening hours on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.

  • Collection as at June 2023


See also:
Advocacy for NCACL

Cultural Gifts Donations and NCACL
Wish lists