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Dyarubbin

27 Mar 2021 to 13 Mar 2022

Darug knowledge-holders, artists and educators Leanne Watson, Jasmine Seymour, Erin Wilkins and Rhiannon Wright share their culture and stories of...

Sackville Reach, Dyarubbin (Hawkesbury River) photograph by Joy Lai  2020 
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How's Tricks?

26 Jun 2021 to 27 Mar 2022

Spectacular illusions, bamboozling tricks, and death-defying escapes — step behind the velvet curtain and be amazed as Australia’s stage magic...

The Great Lavante poster
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  • Ongoing
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Paintings from the Collection

More than 300 original artworks from the Library’s unique collection of landscape and portrait paintings.

Oil painting. Panoramic scene of a harbour.
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  • Ongoing
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The Collectors’ Gallery

Sculpture busts, miniature portraits, ceramics, coins, medals, cutlery, teacups, typewriters, convict bricks and much more!

A woman and a man browsing miscellaneous objects in a display shelf.
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  • Ongoing
  • Free

Amaze Gallery

An ever changing selection of fascinating items from the Library's extraordinary collection.

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  • Online
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Eresources Express – Informit

Wednesday
Wed 20 Oct 2021
  • series: Lifelong learning

Join us for an introduction to the new 2021 Informit platform and learn how to search effectively for full-text Australian articles.

  • Virtual excursion
  • Online
  • Free

Spotlight on Shakespeare

Wednesday
Wed 20 Oct 2021
  • series: Schools

This interactive experience will inspire your students to learn more about the great playwright, William Shakespeare! 

  • Virtual excursion
  • Free

Magical story maps 

Wednesday
Wed 20 Oct 2021
  • series: Schools

Put the ‘creative’ back into creative writing — turn a blank piece of paper into a map of your own magical land!

Map with island in shape of a pig
  • Virtual excursion
  • Free

The First Fleet

Thursday
Thu 21 Oct 2021
  • series: Schools

Set sail on this virtual excursion to discover more about the First Fleet.

  • Talk
  • Online
  • Free

The B List with Bri Lee and Krissy Kneen

Thursday
Thu 21 Oct 2021
  • series: The B List bookclub

Author Krissy Kneen joins the book club to talk about her novel The Three Burials of Lotty Kneen

Bri Lee holding book The Three Burials of Lotty Kneen
  • Talk
  • Online
  • Free

Making the Most of Yourself: 19th century advice manuals

Monday
Mon 25 Oct 2021
  • series: Rare Book Week

Join our panel as they discuss fascinating examples of 19th century domestic advice manuals.

book cover of Sylvia’s Book of Family Management and Practical Economy
  • Virtual excursion
  • Free

Amazing Women in Australian History

Tuesday
Tue 26 Oct 2021
  • series: Schools

From government to literature, civil rights to agriculture, this line-up of women has a big story to tell.

portraits of five women