Celebrating World Book Day

Past Event

Monday, 23 April 2018 - 11am to 3pm

Celebrating World Book Day

It's no coincidence that World Book and Copyright Day, April 23 is the day both Shakespeare and Cervantes died.

Here's how the Library is celebrating:


Mitchell Building
11 am - 3 pm

The beautiful Shakespeare Room is open and Library volunteers are on hand to answer your questions about this stunning space.


Macquarie Room
Macquarie St Building
11 am - 3pm

A free display of rare books including Shakespeare's four folios, a first edition of Jane Austen's Emma and various editions of Cervantes' Don Quixote


Metcalfe Auditorium 
Macquarie St Building
12 pm - 1pm

Maggie Patton will share the stories behind some of the world's most iconic works of literature.

Don't forget to come back with the family on
 Sunday 29 April between 11 am - 3pm
for Shakespeare for Shorties.


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