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Sydney Festival 2018: Coastal Sydney

Saturday 6 January 2018 - 1:30pm to 3pm

Michael Ingrey a founding member of the Library’s Indigenous Advisory group will join librarian and curator Ronald Briggs to discuss and display archival material documenting the long and unbroken presence of Aboriginal people living in coastal Sydney.

Let the Movies Begin Series with Georges Méliès

Saturday 13 January 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Georges Méliès was a French illusionist and film director who led many technical and narrative developments in the earliest days of cinema.

Let the Movies Begin Series with Alice Guy Blaché, D W Griffith and The Keystone Cops

Saturday 13 January 2018 - 12pm to 1pm

Alice Guy Blaché; director & writer of narrative fiction films, D W Griffith; director, writer & producer pioneering modern filmmaking techniques, and The Keystone Cops; fictional incompetent policemen of early 20th century.

Sydney Festival 2018: A History of Bennelong Point

Saturday 13 January 2018 - 1:30pm to 3pm

Using personal papers, photographs and architectural plans Melissa Jackson will explore the history of this famous landmark of Sydney Harbour.

Let the Movies Begin Series with D W Griffith

Saturday 13 January 2018 - 2pm to 3pm

David Wark Griffith was an American director, writer, and producer who pioneered modern filmmaking techniques.

Laughter in the Library: I’m All Right Jack

Sunday 14 January 2018 - 2pm to 3:45pm

A laugh-out-loud comedy with a satirical edge, lampooning the then burning issue of industrial relations.

Free Kids Tours

Monday 15 January 2018 - 11am to Thursday 25 January 2018 - 12pm

Discover our amazing and unexpected collection items and the people who collected them in this tour for kids.

HSC Help! Awesome eresources for English

Monday 15 January 2018 - 11am to 12pm

Studying Standard, Advanced or Extension English for the HSC? We’ll show you some awesome English eresources.