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  • Free

How's Tricks?

26 Jun 2021 to 16 Jan 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
  • Exhibition
  • Free

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 
  • Exhibition
  • Ongoing
  • Free

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.
  • Exhibition
  • Ongoing
  • Free

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.
  • Exhibition
  • Ongoing
  • Free

Amaze Gallery

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

  • Workshop
  • Free

The Fabulous Food Quiz!

Monday
Mon 27 Sep 2021
  • series: Kids at the Library

Challenge your friends and family, and discover strange and unusual items in the Library collection. 

Child eating cake
  • Workshop
  • Free

Be a Designer: Costumes & Hats

Monday
Mon 27 Sep 2021
  • series: Kids at the Library

Explore the world of design by learning how to draw and paint costumes. 

Drawing of woman with large fuzzy hat
  • Workshop
  • Free

A very small workshop!

Tuesday
Tue 28 Sep 2021
  • series: Kids at the Library

Make your own mini book in this teeny tiny book-themed program!

eight small paper books
  • Workshop
  • Free

Stories at Noon - with Katrina Germein

Tuesday
Tue 28 Sep 2021
  • series: Storytime
  • series: Kids at the Library

Get ready to listen, sing, mime and roar!

Author Katrina Germein signing books
  • Workshop
  • Free

Drawing with Andrea

Tuesday
Tue 28 Sep 2021
  • series: Kids at the Library

Start with a squiggle and end up with an artwork!

Squiggle drawing of a dog
  • Talk
  • Online
  • Free

Legacies of Atlantic slavery and British colonialism

Tuesday
Tue 28 Sep 2021
  • series: A Foreign Country: Travels through the Past

This talk is presented as part of 'A Foreign Country: Travels through the Past', a series of fortnightly lectures hosted by the State Library of...

Black and white image of lady reading as a desk
  • Workshop
  • Free

Poetry Writing Workshop

Wednesday
Wed 29 Sep 2021
  • series: Kids at the Library

The perfect workshop for a word nerds aged 8-14yrs!

Drawing of berries