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Multicultural March at the Library

Join us for free talks, tours and events celebrating the diversity of our people and cultures.  
Here's What's On in March at the State Library.

 

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Exhibitions 

Celebration: Jewish Community Photographs

On display until Sunday, 5 June 2016
Level 1, Macquarie Street building
Sydney-based Polish photographer D-Mo Zajac has been documenting refugee and migrant communities in Australia and overseas since 2010. Her intimate glimpses of religious and cultural events of the Jewish community are on display.

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Thursday 10 March - 6:00 pm 
Metcalfe Auditorium
Join photographer D-Mo Zajac, curator Anni Turnbull and a panel of guests for a conversation about D-Mo’s photographic work.

Events

Australian Stories

Friday, 11 March - 12:00pmFriday, 18 March - 12:00pm
Metcalfe Auditorium
Colourfest showcases the best of Migrant and diaspora stories from Australia and beyond. Australian Stories 2016 is Colourfest’s fourth short films collection celebrating Australia’s diverse and evolving identity. Free event, no bookings required.

Bangla-Art!

Saturday, 19 March from 10:00amSunday, 20 March from 10:00am
Dixson Room
Celebrate Bengali culture and Bangladeshi community through painting, photography, music, dance and food. We want to share diverse Bangladeshi culture with every body. 
Free event, No bookings required.

Romanian Rhythm In Sydney

Saturday, 26 March - 11:00am
To celebrate Romanian music and poetry, join poets, singers and actors as they reveal the artistic rhythm of Australian–Romanian friendship within a new perspective of cultural diversity and joy. 
Free event, no bookings required.

Library Tours In Your Language

Join us for a free guided tour of the Library in your language. Learn about the historic Mitchell Library and its world renowned collections. You will also get a free Library card and find out how you can access Arabic language books and eresources in the Library's collections. Meet in the Macquarie Street foyer at 10.45 am. These free tours are limited to 15 people. Bookings are essential.

Mandarin
Wednesday, 9 March - 10:30am

Arabic
Tuesday, 15 March - 11:00am

Hindi 
Thursday, 17 March - 10:30am

Please meet in the Macquarie Street foyer

Tech Savvy Seniors in Mandarin 

Free computer training in Mandarin for seniors with little or no computer experience.  Learn how to use a computer, the internet and email to keep in touch with family and friends. This class will be taught in Mandarin. This is a free session but bookings are essential. For more information please call (02) 9273 1526.

Introductions to Computers
Tuesday, 15 March - 10:00am

Introduction to Internet PART 1
Tuesday, 15 March  - 1:00pm

Introduction to Internet PART 2
Wednesday, 16 March - 10:00am

Introduction to Email 
Wednesday, 16 March - 1:00pm

Please meet in the Macquarie Street foyer

Lunchtime talk: Sami Shah

Wednesday, 16 March - 12:30pm
Metcalfe Auditorium
Come along to our lunchtime talk with comedian and award-winning author Sami Shah Moving, shocking and laugh‐out‐loud funny, Sami Shah’s memoir, I, MIGRANT, is a humorous and intelligent look into the mind of a comic. Free event. Bookings are essential.

Tech Savvy Seniors in Cantonese

Free computer training in Cantonese for seniors with little or no computer experience.  Learn how to use a computer, the internet and email to keep in touch with family and friends. This class will be taught in Mandarin. This is a free session but bookings are essential. For more information please call (02) 9273 1526. 

Introduction to Computers
Tuesday, 22 March - 10:00am

Introduction to Internet PART 1
Tuesday, 22 March - 1:00pm

Introduction to Internet PART 2
Wednesday, 23 March - 10:00am

Introduction to Email 
Wednesday, 23 March - 1:00pm

Please meet in the Macquarie Street foyer

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