What's On

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

Culture Up Late

Wednesday
Wednesday, 27 January 2021 - 5pm to 8pm
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The State Library of NSW is joining other major arts and cultural institutions for Culture Up Late, with extended opening hours from 5–8 pm every Wednesday and Thursday evening until 1 April 2021.

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Culture Up Late

Thursday
Thursday, 28 January 2021 - 5pm to 8pm
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The State Library of NSW is joining other major arts and cultural institutions for Culture Up Late, with extended opening hours from 5–8 pm every Wednesday and Thursday evening until 1 April 2021.

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Black Swan

Louise Anemaat – Executive Director, Library & Information Services and Dixson Librarian – talks about some of the extraordinary unseen art of the First Fleet.  

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Culture Up Late

Wednesday
Wednesday, 3 February 2021 - 5pm to 8pm
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The State Library of NSW is joining other major arts and cultural institutions for Culture Up Late, with extended opening hours from 5–8 pm every Wednesday and Thursday evening until 1 April 2021.

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Culture Up Late

Thursday
Thursday, 4 February 2021 - 5pm to 8pm
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The State Library of NSW is joining other major arts and cultural institutions for Culture Up Late, with extended opening hours from 5–8 pm every Wednesday and Thursday evening until 1 April 2021.

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Philosopher Danielle Celermajer comes to the Library to talk about her new book Summertime: Reflections on a vanishing Future.

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Culture Up Late

Wednesday
Wednesday, 10 February 2021 - 5pm to 8pm
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The State Library of NSW is joining other major arts and cultural institutions for Culture Up Late, with extended opening hours from 5–8 pm every Wednesday and Thursday evening until 1 April 2021.

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Culture Up Late

Thursday
Thursday, 11 February 2021 - 5pm to 8pm
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The State Library of NSW is joining other major arts and cultural institutions for Culture Up Late, with extended opening hours from 5–8 pm every Wednesday and Thursday evening until 1 April 2021.

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Starting Family History Research - online workshop

Wednesday
Wednesday, 17 February 2021 - 10:30am to 11:30pm
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Family history can reveal surprising and sometimes moving lost stories that enhance an individual’s understanding of who they are.

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Culture Up Late

Wednesday
Wednesday, 17 February 2021 - 5pm to 8pm
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The State Library of NSW is joining other major arts and cultural institutions for Culture Up Late, with extended opening hours from 5–8 pm every Wednesday and Thursday evening until 1 April 2021.

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Culture Up Late

Thursday
Thursday, 18 February 2021 - 5pm to 8pm
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The State Library of NSW is joining other major arts and cultural institutions for Culture Up Late, with extended opening hours from 5–8 pm every Wednesday and Thursday evening until 1 April 2021.

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The B List with Bri Lee & Rebecca Starford

Thursday
Thursday, 18 February 2021 - 7pm to 8pm
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The B List returns for 2021! Each month Bri is in conversation with a contemporary author followed by a Q&A session.

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The Art of Illustrating Picture Books

Saturday
Saturday, 20 February 2021 - 9am to 3pm
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Join Bethany Macdonald, author, illustrator and artist, for a hands-on workshop exploring the art of illustrating picture books.

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