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 2013 and the National Biography Lecture.
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.
Imagine, draw, believe, create, explore, solve and write - all in one week at State Library
A range of courses, talks and workshops designed for learners of any age and stage of learning are available.
Family history and genealogy is one of the most popular hobbies around the world. Family history is the second biggest subject on the web with sites receiving billions of hits per year. There are over 250,000 Australians who are members of family history related organisations so the month has broad appeal across Australia.
Enjoy an intimate viewing of our most iconic and intriguing items. Each month, in the exclusive Sir William Dixson Research Library, rare items from the Library’s world-renowned collection are taken out of the vaults.
The Festival salutes Charlie Chaplin’s start in film 100 years ago: 1914-2014.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Visit the Library on the first Tuesday of every month for a program of free events including talks, film screenings, discussion and book launches.
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.