What's On

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Today Wednesday 28th June, 2017

Symposium: Living our Languages

Wednesday 28 June 2017 - 10am to 5pm

Symposium, Day 1: State Library NSW

Stories in Surprising Places

Wednesday 28 June 2017 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Explore our amazing building, discover wonderful books, make craft and enjoy the magic of shared stories.

A Perfidious Distortion of History

Wednesday 28 June 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Nearly on hundred years to the day since the signing of the Versailles Peace Treaty, author and historian Jürgen Tampke will speak on his new book, A Perfidious Distortion of History: the Versailles Peace Treaty and the success of the Nazis. This fascinating new work calls into dispute the traditional version of the role of the Versailles Peace Treaty in the rise of Nazism and the unleashing of World War II.

Grattan Institute: Chief Scientist Alan Finkel’s Review of the Security of the National Electricity Market

Wednesday 28 June 2017 - 6pm to 7:15pm

This Forward Thinking event follows the release of the Final Report of the Finkel Review. Hear from Dr Finkel and a panel of experts on how Australia can respond to challenges that our electricity system faces.

Ngara Yar-re Gna – Hear Say See

Wednesday 28 June 2017 to Sunday 27 August 2017

Join us in celebrating the strength and diversity of Australia’s Indigenous languages. 

Beauty in Difference: The Street Photography of Jon Lewis

Saturday 4 March 2017 to Sunday 27 August 2017

Lewis highlights our culturally diverse city through images of its people.

Satire in the time of war, 1914-1918 (On tour in NSW)

Saturday 21 January 2017 to Friday 1 December 2017

Wagga Wagga Library
24 June -6 July 2017

Australian Inspiration (On tour in NSW)

Saturday 21 January 2017 to Thursday 28 June 2018

Coolamon Library
24 June - 6 July 2017

Tomorrow Thursday 29th June, 2017

Ngara Yar-re Gna – Hear Say See

Wednesday 28 June 2017 to Sunday 27 August 2017

Join us in celebrating the strength and diversity of Australia’s Indigenous languages. 

Beauty in Difference: The Street Photography of Jon Lewis

Saturday 4 March 2017 to Sunday 27 August 2017

Lewis highlights our culturally diverse city through images of its people.

Satire in the time of war, 1914-1918 (On tour in NSW)

Saturday 21 January 2017 to Friday 1 December 2017

Wagga Wagga Library
24 June -6 July 2017

Australian Inspiration (On tour in NSW)

Saturday 21 January 2017 to Thursday 28 June 2018

Coolamon Library
24 June - 6 July 2017

What A Life! Rock Photography by Tony Mott (On tour in NSW)

Saturday 11 June 2016 to Sunday 30 December 2018

Wollongong Art Gallery
25 August - 29 September 2017

Upcoming

What A Life! Rock Photography by Tony Mott (On tour in NSW)

Saturday 11 June 2016 to Sunday 30 December 2018

Wollongong Art Gallery
25 August - 29 September 2017

Satire in the time of war, 1914-1918 (On tour in NSW)

Saturday 21 January 2017 to Friday 1 December 2017

Wagga Wagga Library
24 June -6 July 2017

Australian Inspiration (On tour in NSW)

Saturday 21 January 2017 to Thursday 28 June 2018

Coolamon Library
24 June - 6 July 2017

Beauty in Difference: The Street Photography of Jon Lewis

Saturday 4 March 2017 to Sunday 27 August 2017

Lewis highlights our culturally diverse city through images of its people.

Ngara Yar-re Gna – Hear Say See

Wednesday 28 June 2017 to Sunday 27 August 2017

Join us in celebrating the strength and diversity of Australia’s Indigenous languages. 

Ngara Yar-re Gna - 'Hear, Say, See' trail activity

Monday 3 July 2017 - 9am to Friday 14 July 2017 - 5pm

Find NSW language words and solve the puzzle.

Free kids tour

Monday 3 July 2017 - 11am to Friday 14 July 2017 - 12pm

Have you ever been curious about what treasures hide inside the State Library of NSW?

Scholarly Musings: The Reorientation of the Archive as Multidirectional and Multi-vocal

Tuesday 4 July 2017 - 11am to 12pm

Archives hold information that can fill in large gaps of missing culture, language and kin for affected communities. Lauren Booker will speak on the notions of the ‘participatory archive’ and re-using archival documents, relating this to projects that she has worked on with the Library’s Indigenous Services branch.