Due to planned maintenance, a number of eresources will be unavailable on Sunday 19 August. This includes Ancestry Library Edition, Ebooks and ProQuest.

Blog post from Wednesday, 10 September, 2014

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.