||Stanton opened by His Excellency the Governor of New South Wales, Lieutenant-General, Sir Eric Woodward.
Large Print book collection.
Stanton accepted the subject areas of architecture and building in addition to health and fitness as part of the Sydney Subject Specialisation Scheme.
||Local History collection established.
||First Floor extension.
||Home Library Service.
||Artists Bronwen Bassett, Jenny Pitty and Kate O'Connor completed the 'Heaven' mural outside the Stanton Library as part of the Women and Art Festival.
||Referendum on user fees for Stanton defeated at Council election.
Shorelink Library Network established, opening up five libraries on the Lower North Shore to Stanton users.
||ARCH, an architectural database of indexed articles from Stanton's architecture collection established.
||Construction began on a new office block including alterations and additions to Stanton.
Management of Don Bank and Sexton's Cottage Museums and the historic St Thomas' Rest Park undertaken by Local History staff.
Merle Coppell began interviewing local residents. These and other recordings later become the Merle Coppell Oral History Collection.
||New Stanton opened, incorporating the old Stanton (architect Feiko Bouman). This included extensive audio visual facilities, meeting room for hire, public access computer and the first OPACs, videos, larger display areas, public reading spaces, and an extended Local History area.
||ARCH became part of the National Library's CD-ROM indexing service, AUSTROM. Public access to CD-ROM. OPACs (on-line public access catalogue) replaced the Library's card catalogue.
Bill Coppell Young Writers Award.
Writers at Stanton.
||Council's historic archives accessioned and made available to the public.
||Shorelink upgrade of computerised network.
CD-ROM LAN network installed, providing multiple access to the Library's CD-ROM and other databases.
||LAN network link established with Council Chambers, providing on-line access to Council business papers, minutes and the North Sydney Heritage Review database.
||Two study rooms opened on the west face (Feiko Bouman).
||Shorelink catalogue upgraded and available on-line.
Community information database automated and available on-line.
||Library Desk and foyer renovated.
||North Sydney Council published Designs on a Landscape: a History of Planning in North Sydney, written by the Council Historian.
||Heritage databases available on-line.
||Second floor built providing public Conference Room and re-located staff quarters. Project Architect Weng Wong of Budden Nangle Michael & Hudson.
New interior design for all floors by Carola Salazar of Five Spaces Design.
North Sydney Heritage Centre opens on first floor with exhibition celebrating Luna Park artist Arthur Barton in 70th anniversary year of Luna Park.
||Wireless internet installed.
||Computer booking system installed.
||‘Was thinking of home today…’: North Sydney and the Great War, written by the Council Historian, shortlisted for NSW Premier’s History Prize, Regional and Community History.
||Sydney Harbour: A History, written by the Council Historian, won the Queensland Premier’s Literary Prize for History.
Writers at Stanton 20th anniversary.
||Costume and object database on-line.
Stanton celebrated 50th anniversary.
||Historic archives consolidated at one site.
Don Bank Museum and garden refurbished.
At Home in North Sydney: an Architectural History of a Locality online exhibition launched, marking Council’s 125th anniversary.
Young Writers Award named for Nan Manefield on 25th anniversary.
Masterplan for Library services in North Sydney completed.