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A Two Hundred Year Old Panorama of the 1816 Windsor Flood

October 25th 2016

Floods have been one of Australia’s most devastating recurring natural disasters and these 200 year-old watercolours provide a rare window on an event in the Windsor district in 1816. 

Giant chess in the Library

October 24th 2016

Join us on Saturday 19 November for an oversized game of chess.

Koori Knockout photographed by Barbara McGrady

October 21st 2016

Aboriginal photographer Barbara McGrady photographed the Koori Knockout as part of the Library's Indigenous Collecting Strategy.

A fascinating children's geography game from 1827

October 21st 2016

A German-language kid's diorama game is now on display in AMAZE. 

A Beautiful 1880s Geography Game for the “Rising Generation”

October 21st 2016

A Beautiful 1880s Geography Game for the “Rising Generation”

A new fan family for the Library!

October 14th 2016

Last week we were thrilled to meet the Morris family  visiting from Port Macquarie. 

A terrestrial globe showing the voyages of Cook

October 12th 2016

This beautiful 12 inch table globe recently purchased by the Library is one of the earliest globes to record all three of Cook’s voyages. 

Paakantji Language HSC students visit to the Library

October 7th 2016

We were very excited to have visitors from the Menindee Central School (NSW) here at the Library, some of the first students in NSW to learn Aboriginal Languages as part of their HSC.

Thomas Keneally

October 7th 2016

On this day, 7 October 1935, Thomas Keneally, Australian novelist, playwright and author of non-fiction was born.
His works are often reworkings of historical material, but their psychology and style bring them into the here and now.

A Glorious Thing

September 30th 2016

Celebrating Labour Day in NSW

Not your average day at the office

September 30th 2016

We are delighted to contribute to a partnership between DL Piper and Gardeners Road Public School.