Event series

 

Biography Week

Celebrate Biography Week at the State Library of NSW with a series of events exploring the art of biography, autobiography and memoir.

Highlights include the announcement of the National Biography Award 2014 and the National Biography Lecture.

By the Book

There are certain books that change the way we think about our world or even ourselves. These are the books that we want to share with anyone who will listen.

Kids at the Library

Imagine, draw, believe, create, explore, solve and write - all in one week at State Library

Lifelong Learning

A range of courses, talks and workshops designed for learners of any age and stage of learning are available.

National Family History Month

It’s time to dust down your ancestors. August is National Family History Month. Throughout the month there will be events of interest for the experienced family historian as well as the beginner. All events are free, but places are limited and bookings are essential.

Out of the Vaults

Enjoy an intimate viewing of our most iconic and intriguing items. Each month, rare items from the Library’s world-renowned collection are taken out of the vaults.

Silent Film Festival

The Festival salutes Charlie Chaplin’s start in film 100 years ago: 1914-2014.

Study Break Films

Take a break from study with a program of fun films throughout the HSC period. From Halloween horror and 60’s sci-fi to action adventure and comedy classics, it’s a great way to relax during HSC.

Sydney Festival

For three weeks each January, Sydney Festival offers a rich program of around 80 events involving upwards of 1.000 artists from Australia and abroad covering dance, theatre, music, visual arts, cross media and forums.

The Book Stack

Conceived as an extension of the the library's awards program, the Book Stack is an exciting book club focusing on award-winning books and authors.

Tracing Irish Ancestry

Following the recent International Commemoration of the Irish Famine in Sydney we are running a workshop for those who want to learn more about their Irish ancestry.

Walkley Media Talks

The Walkley Foundation, in partnership with the State Library, will showcase the best in Australian journalism with a series of monthly Media Talks featuring some of Australia’s most respected and experienced journalists in conversation.

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