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  • Learning
  • Online
  • Free

Exploring our Environment

Thursday
Thu 11 Aug 2022
  • series: Schools

Take a walk with us and investigate our land’s unique geography.

Drawing of bushland
  • 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

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
  • Friends

Virus on the march? Military model and metaphor in the Covid-19 pandemic

Thursday
Thu 11 Aug 2022
  • series: Friends

What should a medical historian say when a general calls, asking for advice on a vaccine rollout during the pandemic?

Professor Warwick Anderson
  • Exhibition
  • Free

Dyarubbin

27 Mar 2021 to 28 Aug 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

Kill or Cure? A Taste of Medicine

30 Jul 2022 to 22 Jan 2023

An immersive exhibition looking at how western medicine understood health, disease and treatments from the 15th century to the 19th century. 

Kill or cure visual ID
  • Exhibition

Imagine...the Wonder of Picture Books

9 Jul 2022 to 9 Jul 2023

Stories and characters from much-loved Australian picture books come to life in this celebration of children’s literature. 

Illustration of a forest of black trees and ferns and mushrooms in the foreground
  • Exhibition
  • On Site

Grand Vistas - Panoramas from the collection 

27 May 2022 to 16 Apr 2023

Travel across Australia and see the world through 19th century panoramas from the Library’s collection.

Panorama of the Swan River Settlement / watercolour drawing by Jane Eliza Currie
  • Exhibition
  • Ongoing
  • Free

Amaze Gallery

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

  • 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.
  • 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
  • Virtual excursion
  • Learning
  • Online
  • Free

The First Fleet

Monday
Mon 15 Aug 2022
  • series: Schools

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