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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.

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.

Sydney Festival 2018: Sydney Elders

Saturday 20 January 2018 - 1:30pm to 3pm

Sydney Elders reflects the diversity of the local Sydney Aboriginal community by placing elders’ stories at the centre of knowledge. Through active consultation, elders have responded to items in the Library’s collection. Ronald and Jonathon will discuss different collection items and the complexities around how Aboriginal knowledge and stories are held, told and supported through institutions like the Library.

Where do I start? Discover the State Library

Thursday 8 February 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am

For the first-time user. Come along and as us your questions.

eResources for Researchers: History & Literature Sources

Thursday 15 February 2018 - 10:30am to 12:30pm

Designed for the experienced researcher of history and/or literature.

Starting Family Research at the State Library

Thursday 22 February 2018 - 10:30am to 12pm

Family history can reveal surprising and sometimes moving lost stories that enhance an individual's understand of who they are. 

An Anatomy of a Map

Wednesday 21 March 2018 - 10:30am to 12:30pm

This hands-on workshop will show a variety of maps from the Library's extensive collections.

Preserving your Family History: Letters and Diaries

Thursday 12 April 2018 - 10:30am to 12:30pm

A seminar dedicated to the long-term care of documentation such as letters and diaries.