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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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Have you hit a roadblock in your family research, or are you starting out and need some general advice?

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Collage of family history resources

Oral histories complement the more traditional forms of history making such as written histories and biographies.

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Make copies of newspapers on microfilm

Historical newspapers can hold a wealth of additional information that you may never find in the official government records.

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In exciting news for family historians, the State Library of NSW has launched the Australian Joint Copying Project Research Guide.

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Would you like to become more creative in 2021? Join Andrea, our art educator for a series of four online workshops.

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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 and more online at your  State Library.

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Family history can reveal surprising and sometimes moving lost stories that enhance an individual’s understanding of who they

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Would you like to become more creative in 2021? Join Andrea, our art educator for a series of four online workshops.

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