Join us at the 11th Australian Library History Forum: Libraries for the People.
Gain an insight into the lobbying, strategising and behind-the-scenes politicking as businessmen, librarians and politicians endeavoured to put in place a far-reaching initiative - free public libraries.
Find out what links libraries of the past and libraries of the future, connect with experts discussing future directions for local libraries and their place in a globalised world.
Find out about the history of the Athenaeum Library in Melbourne, and the significance of the Mitchell Library’s architecture.
The 11th Australian Library History Forum: Libraries for the People
State Library of NSW, 18-19 November 2014
Image: Storytime at Canterbury Library, c. 1950s.