Stories Search stories Search stories BROWSE BY SUBJECTAboriginal Australians Art and Design Behind the Scenes Biography Exhibition Exploration History Literature Mapping Natural World Openbook Photography World War I Latest stories Biography Natural World Openbook Coming homeby Georgina ReidA life, as much as a gathering of words, is a story of places. It begins and ends with soil beneath feet, water within heart. Natural World Openbook A fleeting returnby Russell McGregorBeauty and rarity were irresistible in the search for the Paradise Parrot one hundred years ago, as they are for birders today. Biography Literature Openbook Romance and realityby Bernadette BrennanA biographer faces withdrawal symptoms as she leaves behind an immense archive. Openbook Hungry for changeby Bri LeeA writer’s efforts to promote diversity in food writing have been driving change. Show more of the latest stories Featured Aboriginal Sydney EldersIn Aboriginal communities, our elders are our libraries; they hold our knowledge and connect us to our past while strengthening our future Exhibition History Coming Out in the 70sGay and lesbian life went public in the 70s. Speaking up and standing out, gay men and women took to the streets proudly demanding to be seen, heard and accepted. These chapters draw from stories and records in the Library’s collection to explore how the gay and lesbian rights movement emerged in NSW in the 1970s. Behind the Scenes History The Gatherings Order by Elise EdmondsA behind the scenes look at the new podcast series exploring the last great influenza pandemic in 1919.