Lifelong learners

Discover an exciting range of courses, talks and workshops designed for learners of any age and stage of learning.

What's On for Lifelong Learners

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  • Online
  • Free

Connecting Culture: Tracing Ancestors

Friday
Fri 5 Aug 2022
  • series: Family History Month
  • series: Lifelong learning

A family history yarn for mob and library professionals. 

Two smiling women are holding old documents
  • Talk
  • Online
  • Free

Shipping and passenger records

Wednesday
Wed 10 Aug 2022
  • series: Family History Month
  • series: Lifelong learning

Learn to navigate shipping and passenger records for information about your ancestors. 

The crowded deck of a ship with the ocean in the background
  • Talk
  • Online
  • Free

NSW death and burial records

Thursday
Thu 11 Aug 2022
  • series: Family History Month
  • series: Lifelong learning

Learn where to look and what information you may find in the NSW death and burial records. 

Grave of James Dunlop, St Paul's, Kincumber, c 1900s
  • Workshop
  • Onsite

Art.Explore.Create - session 3

Thursday
Thu 11 Aug 2022
  • series: Lifelong learning

Unleash your creativity with our new art program for adults — Art.Explore.Create. Join us for this hands-on, creative series where you will be...

A man sits at a table of art materials and paper
  • Talk
  • Online
  • Free

Connecting Culture: Tracing Ancestors

Friday
Fri 12 Aug 2022
  • series: Family History Month
  • series: Lifelong learning

A family history yarn for mob and library professionals. 

Two smiling women are holding old documents
  • Talk
  • Online
  • Free

NSW birth and baptism records

Wednesday
Wed 17 Aug 2022
  • series: Family History Month
  • series: Lifelong learning

The birth record is a key document for building your family tree.

  • Talk
  • Online
  • Free

NSW death and burial records

Thursday
Thu 18 Aug 2022
  • series: Family History Month
  • series: Lifelong learning

Learn where to look and what information you may find in the NSW death and burial records. 

Grave of James Dunlop, St Paul's, Kincumber, c 1900s
  • Talk
  • Online
  • Free

Shipping and passenger records

Friday
Fri 19 Aug 2022
  • series: Family History Month
  • series: Lifelong learning

Learn to navigate shipping and passenger records for information about your ancestors. 

The crowded deck of a ship with the ocean in the background
  • Workshop
  • Online
  • Free

NSW birth and baptism records

Wednesday
Wed 31 Aug 2022
  • series: Family History Month
  • series: Lifelong learning

The birth record is a key document for building your family tree. 

  • Talk
  • Online
  • Free

Where do I start? Discover your State Library 

Thursday
Thu 15 Sep 2022
  • series: Lifelong learning

Whether you’re looking for a new book to read, a binge-worthy podcast, inspiring stories, or a fun activity to do at home — you can get all of this...

Mitchell building
  • Talk
  • Online
  • Free

Starting family history research

Wednesday
Wed 9 Nov 2022
  • series: Lifelong learning

In this session librarians will introduce you to the State Library’s diverse family history collections.

  • Talk
  • Online
  • Free

Where do I start? Discover your State Library

Thursday
Thu 24 Nov 2022
  • series: Lifelong learning

Whether you’re looking for a new book to read, a binge-worthy podcast, inspiring stories, or a fun activity to do at home — you can get all of this...

Mitchell building