What's On

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Today Tuesday 21st August, 2018

Boomalli

Saturday 23 June 2018 to Sunday 23 September 2018

Posters from the Aboriginal Artists Co-operative.

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

Saturday 19 August 2017 to Thursday 16 May 2019

Queanbeyan & Coolamon Libraries
28 July-9 August 2018

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

Saturday 21 January 2017 to Thursday 10 January 2019

Ryde Library
28 July-9 August 2018

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

Saturday 11 June 2016 to Sunday 30 December 2018
Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre
12 January -17 February 2019

Tomorrow Wednesday 22nd August, 2018

Launch into Library Research - Family History Focus

Wednesday 22 August 2018 - 10am to 3:30pm

Family history research is where the personal and the historic collide.

Boomalli

Saturday 23 June 2018 to Sunday 23 September 2018

Posters from the Aboriginal Artists Co-operative.

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

Saturday 19 August 2017 to Thursday 16 May 2019

Queanbeyan & Coolamon Libraries
28 July-9 August 2018

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

Saturday 21 January 2017 to Thursday 10 January 2019

Ryde Library
28 July-9 August 2018

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

Saturday 11 June 2016 to Sunday 30 December 2018
Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre
12 January -17 February 2019

Upcoming

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

Saturday 11 June 2016 to Sunday 30 December 2018
Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre
12 January -17 February 2019

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

Saturday 21 January 2017 to Thursday 10 January 2019

Ryde Library
28 July-9 August 2018

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

Saturday 19 August 2017 to Thursday 16 May 2019

Queanbeyan & Coolamon Libraries
28 July-9 August 2018

Boomalli

Saturday 23 June 2018 to Sunday 23 September 2018

Posters from the Aboriginal Artists Co-operative.

The Riddle of the Rivers: Charles Sturt

Thursday 23 August 2018 - 11am to 12pm

The Riddle of the Rivers with Paul Brunton: Charles Sturt and the Riddle of the Rivers, 1828-29,

Walkley Media Talk: Journalism that Makes a Difference

Thursday 23 August 2018 - 6pm to 7:30pm

A panel of award-winning journalists share the story behind their stories, and discuss the impact and importance of great reporting.

Family Fun - Find your treasure

Sunday 26 August 2018 - 11am to 2pm

Leigh Hobbs and Mr Chicken will be in the building to help us celebrate Book Week 2018.

FindMyPast hands-on workshop - Family History Month

Wednesday 29 August 2018 - 2pm to 3:30pm

A practical session with an expert librarian who will show you how to best search Findmypast.

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Honouring Australian Writers: Oodgeroo Noonuccal

Saturday 18 August 2018 - 2:30pm to 4pm

In its annual Honouring Australian Writers series, Writing NSW pays tribute this year to Oodgeroo Noonuccal, Australia's first published Aboriginal poet.

The Riddle of the Rivers with Paul Brunton: Series Ticket

Thursday 16 August 2018 - 11am to Thursday 30 August 2018 - 11am

The Riddle of the Rivers with Paul Brunton
3-part Lecture Series

The Riddle of the Rivers: John Oxley

Thursday 16 August 2018 - 11am to 12pm

The Riddle of the Rivers with Paul Brunton: John Oxley, The Inland Sea, 1817-18

eResources for Researchers: Art & Architecture

Thursday 16 August 2018 - 10:30am to 12:30pm

For experienced researchers of art and architecture, this course will reveal some of the most relevant databases and online resources.

Curator's Choice: Aboriginal Portraits in the Collection

Wednesday 15 August 2018 - 6pm to 7:30pm

There is a great diversity in portraits of Aboriginal people collected by the Library, from classic oil paintings to conte

Ancestry hands-on workshop - Family History Month

Wednesday 15 August 2018 - 2pm to 3:30pm

Celebrate Family History month with a practical session with an expert librarian who will show you how to best search Ancestry Library Edition.

Talk: How Are Memories Formed?

Tuesday 14 August 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Join PhD student Dana Leidl to explore the history of the study of memory, including case studies of individuals with unusual memory abilities.

 

La Grande Illusion

Sunday 12 August 2018 - 2pm to 4pm

La Grande Illusion is a 1937 war film directed by Jean Revoir, and is regarded by critics as one of the masterpieces of French cinema. Set in a World War I German P.O.W. camp, two captured French soldiers plot to escape.

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Launch into Library Research - Family History Focus

Wednesday 22 August 2018 - 10am to 3:30pm

Family history research is where the personal and the historic collide.

The Riddle of the Rivers: Charles Sturt

Thursday 23 August 2018 - 11am to 12pm

The Riddle of the Rivers with Paul Brunton: Charles Sturt and the Riddle of the Rivers, 1828-29,

Walkley Media Talk: Journalism that Makes a Difference

Thursday 23 August 2018 - 6pm to 7:30pm

A panel of award-winning journalists share the story behind their stories, and discuss the impact and importance of great reporting.

Family Fun - Find your treasure

Sunday 26 August 2018 - 11am to 2pm

Leigh Hobbs and Mr Chicken will be in the building to help us celebrate Book Week 2018.

FindMyPast hands-on workshop - Family History Month

Wednesday 29 August 2018 - 2pm to 3:30pm

A practical session with an expert librarian who will show you how to best search Findmypast.

The Riddle of the Rivers: Thomas Livingston Mitchell

Thursday 30 August 2018 - 11am to 12pm

The Riddle of the Rivers with Paul Brunton
Thomas Livingston Mitchell and the Great North-Western Flowing River

Dyason Lecture 2018: Dancing with Strangers

Thursday 30 August 2018 - 6pm to 8pm

In this lecture Prof. Verran looks at the possible origins of science and technology studies in Australia, focusing on an historic moment in 1788 between sailors, soliders and Indigenous Australians.

NSW Premier's History Awards 2018

Friday 31 August 2018 - 6pm to 9pm

Celebrating history! Join us as we announce the winners of the NSW Premier’s History Awards and launch History Week.