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Unveiling Captain Cook’s Statue, 1879

On 25 March 1879, a statue of Captain Cook was unveiled in Hyde park. This event was witnessed by around 40,000 making it one of the biggest events of the year.

LIAC and Drug Info Forum 2017

Thirty seven public library staff attended the annual LIAC and Drug Info Forum at the State Library

Festival round up

From local writers festivals to global festival brands, libraries are increasingly hosting a range of events bringing local and international writers and thinkers to their communities.

Launching Amplify in Nimbin

Guest post by librarian Lucy Kinsley from the Richmond Tweed Regional Library.

Music and local studies: a report on the IAML conference

This is a report from the recent IAML conference in Brisbane, 29 and 30 September.