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  • Free

Amazing Women in Australian History

Tuesday
Tue 26 Oct 2021
  • series: Schools

From government to literature, civil rights to agriculture, this line-up of women has a big story to tell.

portraits of five women
  • Virtual excursion
  • Free

Storytime online with Lucinda Gifford

Thursday
Thu 28 Oct 2021
  • series: Storytime
  • series: Kids at the Library

Join Lucinda Gifford and glamorous chickens Whitney and Britney from her picture book Chicken Divas!

Author Lucinda Gifford and chicken puppets
  • Virtual excursion
  • Free

The First Fleet

Friday
Fri 29 Oct 2021
  • series: Schools

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

  • Virtual excursion
  • Free

Rush for Gold

Monday
Mon 1 Nov 2021
  • series: Schools

Join the rush to learn about striking it lucky in the 1850s.

  • Virtual excursion
  • Free

Spotlight on Shakespeare

Tuesday
Tue 2 Nov 2021
  • series: Schools

This interactive experience will inspire your students to learn more about the great playwright, William Shakespeare! 

  • Virtual excursion
  • Free

Illustrating Explained

Wednesday
Wed 3 Nov 2021
  • series: Schools

In this virtual excursion you will take part in an exclusive ‘behind the scenes’ investigation into the process of bringing a picture book to life.

  • Virtual excursion
  • Free

Kickstart your research for English

Wednesday
Wed 3 Nov 2021
  • series: HSC help!
  • series: Schools

Find great English eresources, connect with research specialists, and get better search results!

  • Virtual excursion
  • Free

'The Best Cat, the Est Cat' Book Launch

Thursday
Thu 4 Nov 2021
  • series: Schools
  • series: Author Talks

Join our online launch of the picture book  published by State Library NSW. 

The Best Cat, the Est Cat book cover
  • Virtual excursion
  • Free

Kickstart your research for Society & Culture

Thursday
Thu 4 Nov 2021
  • series: HSC help!
  • series: Schools

Get ready to research for your Society & Culture Personal Interest Project. 

  • Virtual excursion
  • Free

Spotlight on Shakespeare

Friday
Fri 5 Nov 2021
  • series: Schools

This interactive experience will inspire your students to learn more about the great playwright, William Shakespeare! 

  • Virtual excursion
  • Free

Rush for Gold

Monday
Mon 8 Nov 2021
  • series: Schools

Join the rush to learn about striking it lucky in the 1850s. 

  • Virtual excursion
  • Free

History Skills: Evaluating Sources

Tuesday
Tue 9 Nov 2021
  • series: Schools

Learn how to think like a historian in this skills-focused virtual excursion. 

Paintings on blue wall