What's On

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Today Saturday 25th November, 2017

Nikon-Walkley Photojournalism

Friday 13 October 2017 to Sunday 26 November 2017

Celebrate  great Australian journalism, telling the stories of our nation and strengthening our democracy.

Sydney Morning Herald Photos1440

Saturday 25 November 2017 to Sunday 28 January 2018

The best published and unpublished work by Sydney Morning Herald photographers from 2016 to the present. 

Botanical Inspirations

Friday 17 November 2017 to Sunday 28 January 2018

On show in the Amaze Gallery, a selection of works related to artist Ferdinand Bauer.

What goes pop!

Saturday 2 September 2017 to Sunday 25 February 2018

A whistle-stop tour through some of the most important cultural changes of the 20th century.

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

Saturday 21 January 2017 to Friday 1 December 2017

Tenterfield Library
2-14 December 2017

Australian Inspiration (On tour in NSW)

Saturday 21 January 2017 to Thursday 28 June 2018

Tura Beach Library
2-14 December 2017

May Gibbs: celebrating 100 years (On tour in NSW)

Saturday 19 August 2017 to Thursday 16 May 2019

Tomaree & Narrandera Libraries
2-14 December 2017

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

Saturday 11 June 2016 to Sunday 30 December 2018

Glasshouse, Port Macquarie
9 Februrary-1 April 2018

Tomorrow Sunday 26th November, 2017

Silents in the Library: The Lost World

Sunday 26 November 2017 - 2pm to 4pm

Every larger-than-life creature feature, from King Kong to Godzilla to Jurassic Park, owes a debt to the original The Lost World, the granddaddy of giant monster movies.

Nikon-Walkley Photojournalism

Friday 13 October 2017 to Sunday 26 November 2017

Celebrate  great Australian journalism, telling the stories of our nation and strengthening our democracy.

Sydney Morning Herald Photos1440

Saturday 25 November 2017 to Sunday 28 January 2018

The best published and unpublished work by Sydney Morning Herald photographers from 2016 to the present. 

Botanical Inspirations

Friday 17 November 2017 to Sunday 28 January 2018

On show in the Amaze Gallery, a selection of works related to artist Ferdinand Bauer.

What goes pop!

Saturday 2 September 2017 to Sunday 25 February 2018

A whistle-stop tour through some of the most important cultural changes of the 20th century.

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

Saturday 21 January 2017 to Friday 1 December 2017

Tenterfield Library
2-14 December 2017

Australian Inspiration (On tour in NSW)

Saturday 21 January 2017 to Thursday 28 June 2018

Tura Beach Library
2-14 December 2017

May Gibbs: celebrating 100 years (On tour in NSW)

Saturday 19 August 2017 to Thursday 16 May 2019

Tomaree & Narrandera Libraries
2-14 December 2017

Upcoming

Talking Deadly: Making history together

Wednesday 29 November 2017 - 6pm to 7pm

Join Paul Irish for Talking Deadly on linking archival information and Aboriginal family stories in Coastal Sydney.

Author talk: Martin Sharp His Life & Times

Friday 1 December 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

From OZ magazine, Swinging London and Sydney’s Yellow House, Martin Sharp was at the epicentre of a cultural flowering. His biographer Joyce Morgan will shed new light on the charismatic and eccentric Sydney artist.

Author talk: Punk Girls

Saturday 2 December 2017 - 2pm to 3pm

Fashion, music and politics collide in this landmark publication by Liz Ham, one of Australia’s most acclaimed female photographers. Punk Girls is an authentic representation of the punk movement in its many guises with an important focus on the females who inhabit this world.

International Day of Disability

Sunday 3 December 2017 - 1pm to 2pm

To mark the International Day of Disability 2017 the Library welcomes performer, arts manager and diversity advocate Sarah Houbolt as she discusses accessibility and how we should think about designing our spaces.

Author talk: Living the 1960s

Tuesday 5 December 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Much-loved actor Noeline Brown cut a groovy figure in the sixties and now, with her trademark dry sense of humour and storyteller’s gift, Noeline comes to the Library to talk about her new book Living the 1960s.

Christmas in the Colony

Wednesday 6 December 2017 - 10:30am to 12:30pm

Join us for a festive show and tell and discover how Christmas was celebrated in the colonies.

Where do I start? Library website and catalogues

Thursday 7 December 2017 - 10:30am to 11:30am

This hands-on workshop provices and overview of the services and resources available from the State Library website.

Author Talk: Call of the Reed Warbler

Saturday 9 December 2017 - 2pm to 3pm

Charles Massy will be in conversation with ABC's Gardening Australia Costa Georgiadis to talk about how he believes a grassroots revolution can save the planet, help turn climate change around, and build healthy people and healthy communities, pivoting significantly on our relationship with growing and consuming food.