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Minecraft Revisited

Kids at the Library
Thursday 29 September 2016 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Back by popular demand! Join us for an afternoon of Minecraft fun at the Library.

Garden Palace: Curator-Led Tour

Thursday 29 September 2016 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Join Sarah Morley for a curator-led talk through the Garden Palace display in the Amaze Gallery. Using the rich collections of the State Library of NSW Sarah will tell the fascinating story of this magnificent building. 

Silent Film Festival, Buster Keaton Anniversary Tribute

Silent Film Festival
Sunday 2 October 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Australian premiere of 4 restored shorts with live music

AMAZE Gallery Currently on display

AMAZE Gallery

Friday 1 January 2016 to Sunday 15 January 2017

An ever changing selection of fascinating items from the Library's extraordinary collection.

Governor Davey's Proclamation to the Aborigines

The Proclamation Board (1828-1830) is a four-strip pictogram aimed to communicate that those who committed violent crimes, be they Aboriginal  Australian or colonist, would be punished.