What's On

Public programs and learning activities will be delivered onsite and online in 2021. See what's on here. 

Large sandstone building with blue sky behind and people walking to it

Whether you’re looking for a new book to read, a binge-worthy podcast, inspiring stories, or a fun activity to do at home — you can get all of this and more online at your State Library.

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Photo: Anna Funder by Gaby Waldek

Reflections: Nicole Abadee in conversation with Anna Funder

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Dante

Dante 2021

Thursday
Thursday, 25 March 2021 - 7pm to 8pm
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In 2021 the Library joins with Istituto Italiano Di Cultra Sydney and the University of Sydney to celebrate the life and work of Dante on the 700th anniversary of his death.  

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Bri Lee holding up book Car Crash: a memoir by Lech Blaine

B List with Bri Lee & Lech Blaine

Wednesday
Wednesday, 31 March 2021 - 7pm to 8pm
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Bri speaks with exceptional writer Lech Blaine about his stunning debut Car Crash: a memoir, an account of grief, perseverance and courage. 

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Frank Hurley, ‘Attending to wounded in the advanced dressing station on Hill 60’

Scholar Talk: Doctored Uniforms

Tuesday
Tuesday, 6 April 2021 - 11am to 12pm
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This paper employs soldiers’ voices not only to highlight their reliance on vernacular medicine, but also to reformulate the boundaries of medical practice, and ask who can be considered a medical practitioner? 

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Markus Zusak

Reflections: Nicole Abadee in conversation with Markus Zusak

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The First Fleet

Monday
Monday, 3 May 2021 - 9am to 9:45am
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Set sail on this virtual excursion to discover more about the First Fleet.

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Mitchell building

Where do I start? Discover your State Library online

Thursday
Thursday, 24 June 2021 - 10:30am to 11am
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Whether you’re looking for a new book to read, a binge-worthy podcast, inspiring stories, or a fun activity to do at home — you can get all of this and more online at your  State Library.

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