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Today Tuesday 17th July, 2018

Free Kids Tours

Tuesday 17 July 2018 - 11am to 12pm

A surprising adventure tour designed for curious minds of all ages.

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

Wollongong & Temora Libraries
7-19 July 2018

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

Saturday 21 January 2017 to Thursday 10 January 2019

Hawkesbury Library
7-19 July 2018

Tomorrow Wednesday 18th July, 2018

Free Kids Tours

Wednesday 18 July 2018 - 11am to 12pm

A surprising adventure tour designed for curious minds of all ages.

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

Wollongong & Temora Libraries
7-19 July 2018

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

Saturday 21 January 2017 to Thursday 10 January 2019

Hawkesbury Library
7-19 July 2018

Upcoming

Fergus Hume Lecture: From Page to Screen - Thinking Through The Mystery of a Hansom Cab

Friday 27 July 2018 - 11am to 12pm

This presentation will explore how the ABC production of The Mystery of a Hansom Cab rethought Hume’s most celebrated work, through images and performance, and considers what is lost and gained through such an adaptation.

Walkley Media Talk: The Art of the Interview

Monday 30 July 2018 - 7:30am to 9am

Join Mark Schoofs, Pulitzer Prize-winning investigations & projects editor for BuzzFeed News in New York and Alice Workman, BuzzFeed Australia's political editor to discuss the art of the interview. 

2018 National Biography Award Winner Announcement

Monday 6 August 2018 - 11am to 12:30pm

Join us for the announcement of this year's winner of the prestigious $25 000 prize.

 

Scholar Talk: Researching Market Researchers

Tuesday 7 August 2018 - 11am to 12pm

In this talk, Professor Robert Crawford will go behind the scenes of the Ashby Research Service, established in 1936 by Sylvia Ashby, to reveal its inner machinations during the 1950s and 1960s.

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.

 

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.

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.

Scholar Talk: Mitchell's Map of the 19 Counties

Tuesday 4 September 2018 - 11am to 12pm

This talk will examine the now-famous Map of the Nineteen Counties in 1834 and the controversies over who had the right to produce, disseminate, and profit from, not only land sales, but also geographical knowledge in colonial Australia.

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HSC Help! Hands-on eresources workshop for Advanced and Extension English

Monday 16 April 2018 - 12pm to 1pm

Find out how to search the Library’s vast range of free eresources to find authoritative sources for your research topic.

Free Kids Tours

Monday 16 April 2018 - 11am to 12pm

Have you ever wondered what treasures are hidden inside the State Library?

NSW Seniors Festival special event: Herbals & Flower Books

Friday 13 April 2018 - 10:30am to 12:30pm

Learn about and view some of the Library's original and facsimile editions of these beautifully illustrated books. 

Sunburnt Country: The History & Future of Climate Change in Australia

Tuesday 10 April 2018 - 6pm to 7pm

Sunburnt Country highlights the impact of a warming planet on Australian lifestyles and ecosystems, and the power we all have to shape future life on earth.

Celebrating Seniors Day

Thursday 5 April 2018 - 10:30am to 3pm

Join us to celebrate NSW Seniors Festival with a special day of events focused on the Library’s unique collections and historic buildings.

Scholarly Musings: Claiming Space in Australian History - People with Disability

Tuesday 3 April 2018 - 11am to 12pm

This presentation will explore some of the many direct and indirect records of the lives of people with disability in the Library’s collections.

Talking Deadly: From Cuba to Closing the Gap

Wednesday 28 March 2018 - 6pm to 7pm

Professor Jack Beetson discusses how the Literacy for Life Foundation’s innovative adult literacy campaign is defying the odds in Aboriginal communities and delivering real change.

 

On the Wallaby Track: A Journey Across Memories

Saturday 24 March 2018 - 11:30am to 1:30pm

Join us to hear the unique stories of 28 writers of the Romanian–Australian anthology of poetry and prose, On the Wallaby Track: A Journey Across Memories

Search between Wednesday 3rd May, 2017 and Wednesday 17th May, 2017

Free Kids Tours

Tuesday 17 July 2018 - 11am to 12pm

A surprising adventure tour designed for curious minds of all ages.

Free Kids Tours

Wednesday 18 July 2018 - 11am to 12pm

A surprising adventure tour designed for curious minds of all ages.

Free Kids Tours

Thursday 19 July 2018 - 11am to 12pm

A surprising adventure tour designed for curious minds of all ages.

Free Kids Tours

Friday 20 July 2018 - 11am to 12pm

A surprising adventure tour designed for curious minds of all ages.

Talking Deadly: Mainly Pacific

Wednesday 25 July 2018 - 6pm to 7pm

Join Lauren Booker for Talking Deadly as she discusses her experiences engaging in archival research and the ideal future of First Nation cultural materials held within international collections.

 

Australasia Preserves: Digital Preservation Community of Practice

Thursday 26 July 2018 - 9:30am to 1pm

Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about recent digital preservation initiatives and activities from organisations across GLAM (Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums).

Walkley Media Talk: Killer Stories - True Crime & Podcasts

Thursday 26 July 2018 - 6pm to 7pm

As journalists experiment with new storytelling formats, podcast series have emerged as a uniquely engrossing platform for true crime stories. This session delves into what it is about true crime stories that is so compelling.

Fergus Hume Lecture: From Page to Screen - Thinking Through The Mystery of a Hansom Cab

Friday 27 July 2018 - 11am to 12pm

This presentation will explore how the ABC production of The Mystery of a Hansom Cab rethought Hume’s most celebrated work, through images and performance, and considers what is lost and gained through such an adaptation.