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Events for Friends of the Library

Enjoy exclusive Friends events including private exhibition viewings, film screenings, workshops and specialist talks across literature, art, photography, history and contemporary issues.

Forthcoming events for Friends
(click on the lecture for booking details)

Curator's Choice: 19th Century Pacific Ocean Photography 
Wednesday 7 June, 6-7.30pm

The Reading Lounge: Book Club for Friends of the Library - Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
Friday 16 June, 3-4pm

Author Talk: Robin de Crespigny  (This event includes the Friends 2017 Travel Draw for luxury trip to Hobart)
Tuesday 27 June 6-7.30pm

The Reading Lounge: Book Club for Friends of the Library - The Soldier's Curse by Meg & Tom Keneally
Friday 18 August, 3-4pm

Paul Brunton AM Lecture Series
Finding islands of my own: Phillip Parker King the first internationally renowned Australian
(click here for full series)

Completing Matthew Flinder's work: Phillip Parker King on the north and north-west coasts of Australia 1817-1823
Lecture 1 - Wednesday 16 August, 11am-12noon

Phillip Parker King on the coasts of South America, 1826-1830
Lecture 2 - Wednesday 23 August, 11am-12noon

A most admirable man
Lecture 3 - Wednesday 30 August, 11am-12noon

Most events from the Library's public event program attract a discounted price for Friends members. You can book online, by phone on 02 9273 1593 or email Friends@sl.nsw.gov.au with any enquiries.

 


 

Friends Events

Group of women sitting at a white clothed table in room full of guests

Literary Lunch, Wentworth Sofitel Hotel, September 2015 

Literary Lunch, Wentworth Sofitel Hotel, September 2015
Group of women sitting at a white clothed table in room full of guests

Literary Lunch, Wentworth Sofitel Hotel, September 2015 with Jennifer Byrne, Geraldine Doogue, Dr Alex Byrne and Andrew Tink

Literary Lunch, Wentworth Sofitel Hotel, September 2015 with Jennifer Byrne and Geraldine Doogue
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Taylors Wine Tasting event, June 2015

Taylors Wine Tasting event, June 2015
Two women holding up "Pulp" books

Friends Relaunch event April 2015

Friends Relaunch event April 2015
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Friends Relaunch event April 2015

Friends Relaunch event April 2015
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V&A Exhibition July 2015

V&A Exhibition July 2015
Friends at V&A exhibition

Contact the Friends Office