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Due to a system upgrade, access to eresources and digital images will be temporarily unavailable between 8 pm and 10 pm AEST on Wednesday, 26 June 2019.

What's On

eResources for Researchers: Art & Architecture

Wednesday
Wednesday, 3 July 2019 - 10:30am
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Designed for the experienced researcher of history and/or literature, this course will reveal some of the most relevant da

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Quarterly Essay - The Reckoning

Wednesday
Wednesday, 3 July 2019 - 12:30pm
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In Quarterly Essay 74, Erik Jensen, Editor in chief of The Saturday Paper, considers what went wrong for Labor and how Scott Morrison won his remarkable victory. Who are Morrison’s “quiet people”? What did Shorten Labor fail to see? And will fear always trump hope in politics?

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Preserving Your Family History: Photographs

Thursday
Thursday, 4 July 2019 - 10:30am
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A seminar dedicated to the long-term care of printed photographs.

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The B List with Bri Lee and Jamie Marina Lau

Thursday
Thursday, 4 July 2019 - 5:30pm
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Join us at the Library for The B List, an exciting, new style of book club hosted Bri Lee. Each month Bri will be in conversation with an author previously shortlisted for one of the Library’s prestigious literary awards. After the conversation we will retire to our historic Friends Room where you will be able to buy a drink and chat further with your new book club friends!

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Curator Maggie Patton delivering Gallery tour.

Curator Tour

Friday
Friday, 5 July 2019 - 12pm
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Every Friday one of our Curators will take you through our exhibitions paying attention to their favourite items and sharing stories from the collections.

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Join us for a screening which celebrates Xavier Mertz’ life and takes us on the journey of this young adventurer. Following the screening, material from the Library's AAE collection on the Aurora Expedition and Xavier Mertz will be on display and refreshments will be served.

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Sydney born Frank Hurley made this acclaimed film record of Sir Ernest Shackleton's heroic but ill-starred attempt to cross Antarctica in 1914-16.

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Drop in Activity Centre - Fashion theme

Monday
Monday, 8 July 2019 - 10am
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Strike a pose and strut your stuff on the catwalk, then have fun designing your own fashion accessories.

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Free Kids' Tours

Monday
Monday, 8 July 2019 - 11am
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Explore the magnificent Mitchell Library and discover some of the amazing stories in and around the building.

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Mick Elliott Author/Illustrator Workshop

Tuesday
Tuesday, 9 July 2019 - 10am
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Don’t miss this opportunity to meet lively award-winning author/illustrator/animator and all round creative whiz Mick Elliott, the creator of the comedy adventure series ‘The Turners'.

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Drop in Activity Centre - Fashion theme

Tuesday
Tuesday, 9 July 2019 - 10am
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Strike a pose and strut your stuff on the catwalk, then have fun designing your own fashion accessories.

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Free Kids' Tours

Tuesday
Tuesday, 9 July 2019 - 11am
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Explore the magnificent Mitchell Library and discover some of the amazing stories in and around the building.

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Pop Up Artmaking in the Galleries

Tuesday
Tuesday, 9 July 2019 - 12pm
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Pop up art class in the Paintings Gallery

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