What's on

Primary tabs

February 2014

Saturday, 1 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

9:00am—5:00pm

Display area

In 2012 the National Library set out to capture the transformation of some of Canberra’s key sites. These photographs are displayed here alongside historic images from the Library’s collection, and highlight the stark changes and surprising similarities of Canberra then, and Canberra now.

More information
Saturday, 1 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

Atlas open to an early double hemisphere map of the world, lavishly illustrated and coloured, showing parts of Europe, Asia and Africa.

10:00—18:00

Exhibition Gallery

Mapping Our World: Terra Incognita to Australia brings together over 100 spectacular maps, atlases, globes and scientific instruments from the National Library of Australia and Australian and international lenders.

Book now More information
Saturday, 1 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

11.30am—12pm

Treasures Gallery

Enjoy a free, volunteer guided tour of the Treasures Gallery. Meet outside the gallery. The tour takes approximately 30 minutes.

More information
Saturday, 1 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

10:30 am —11:00 am

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

 

Book now More information
 

2:30 pm—3:00 pm

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

Book now More information
Saturday, 1 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

2pm—

Foyer

Enjoy a free guided tour of the Library, including a visit to the enormous stacks, where books, magazines and newspapers are stored. Meet in the foyer. 50 minutes.

More information
Sunday, 2 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

9:00am—5:00pm

Display area

In 2012 the National Library set out to capture the transformation of some of Canberra’s key sites. These photographs are displayed here alongside historic images from the Library’s collection, and highlight the stark changes and surprising similarities of Canberra then, and Canberra now.

More information
Sunday, 2 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

Atlas open to an early double hemisphere map of the world, lavishly illustrated and coloured, showing parts of Europe, Asia and Africa.

10:00—18:00

Exhibition Gallery

Mapping Our World: Terra Incognita to Australia brings together over 100 spectacular maps, atlases, globes and scientific instruments from the National Library of Australia and Australian and international lenders.

Book now More information
Sunday, 2 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

11.30am—12pm

Treasures Gallery

Enjoy a free, volunteer guided tour of the Treasures Gallery. Meet outside the gallery. The tour takes approximately 30 minutes.

More information
Sunday, 2 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

10:30 am —11:00 am

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

 

Book now More information
 

2:30 pm—3:00 pm

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

Book now More information
Monday, 3 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

9:00am—5:00pm

Display area

In 2012 the National Library set out to capture the transformation of some of Canberra’s key sites. These photographs are displayed here alongside historic images from the Library’s collection, and highlight the stark changes and surprising similarities of Canberra then, and Canberra now.

More information
Monday, 3 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

Atlas open to an early double hemisphere map of the world, lavishly illustrated and coloured, showing parts of Europe, Asia and Africa.

10:00—18:00

Exhibition Gallery

Mapping Our World: Terra Incognita to Australia brings together over 100 spectacular maps, atlases, globes and scientific instruments from the National Library of Australia and Australian and international lenders.

Book now More information
Monday, 3 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

11.30am—12pm

Treasures Gallery

Enjoy a free, volunteer guided tour of the Treasures Gallery. Meet outside the gallery. The tour takes approximately 30 minutes.

More information
Monday, 3 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

10:30 am —11:00 am

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

 

Book now More information
 

2:30 pm—3:00 pm

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

Book now More information
Tuesday, 4 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

9:00am—5:00pm

Display area

In 2012 the National Library set out to capture the transformation of some of Canberra’s key sites. These photographs are displayed here alongside historic images from the Library’s collection, and highlight the stark changes and surprising similarities of Canberra then, and Canberra now.

More information
Tuesday, 4 February, 2014

Learning Programs and Workshops

 

9 AM—

Learn how to use the Library's new microform equipment, including scanning, saving and sending newspaper articles. Bring your USB stick and email login details to take full advantage of this session.

Newspaper and Microforms Reading Room, LG1

Book now More information
Tuesday, 4 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

Atlas open to an early double hemisphere map of the world, lavishly illustrated and coloured, showing parts of Europe, Asia and Africa.

10:00—18:00

Exhibition Gallery

Mapping Our World: Terra Incognita to Australia brings together over 100 spectacular maps, atlases, globes and scientific instruments from the National Library of Australia and Australian and international lenders.

Book now More information
Tuesday, 4 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

11.30am—12pm

Treasures Gallery

Enjoy a free, volunteer guided tour of the Treasures Gallery. Meet outside the gallery. The tour takes approximately 30 minutes.

More information
Tuesday, 4 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

10:30 am —11:00 am

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

 

Book now More information
 

2:30 pm—3:00 pm

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

Book now More information
Wednesday, 5 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

9:00am—5:00pm

Display area

In 2012 the National Library set out to capture the transformation of some of Canberra’s key sites. These photographs are displayed here alongside historic images from the Library’s collection, and highlight the stark changes and surprising similarities of Canberra then, and Canberra now.

More information
Wednesday, 5 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

Atlas open to an early double hemisphere map of the world, lavishly illustrated and coloured, showing parts of Europe, Asia and Africa.

10:00—18:00

Exhibition Gallery

Mapping Our World: Terra Incognita to Australia brings together over 100 spectacular maps, atlases, globes and scientific instruments from the National Library of Australia and Australian and international lenders.

Book now More information
Wednesday, 5 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

11.30am—12pm

Treasures Gallery

Enjoy a free, volunteer guided tour of the Treasures Gallery. Meet outside the gallery. The tour takes approximately 30 minutes.

More information
Wednesday, 5 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

10:30 am —11:00 am

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

 

Book now More information
 

2:30 pm—3:00 pm

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

Book now More information
Thursday, 6 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

9:00am—5:00pm

Display area

In 2012 the National Library set out to capture the transformation of some of Canberra’s key sites. These photographs are displayed here alongside historic images from the Library’s collection, and highlight the stark changes and surprising similarities of Canberra then, and Canberra now.

More information
Thursday, 6 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

Atlas open to an early double hemisphere map of the world, lavishly illustrated and coloured, showing parts of Europe, Asia and Africa.

10:00—21:00

Exhibition Gallery

Mapping Our World: Terra Incognita to Australia brings together over 100 spectacular maps, atlases, globes and scientific instruments from the National Library of Australia and Australian and international lenders.

Book now More information
Thursday, 6 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

11.30am—12pm

Treasures Gallery

Enjoy a free, volunteer guided tour of the Treasures Gallery. Meet outside the gallery. The tour takes approximately 30 minutes.

More information
Thursday, 6 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

2pm—

Foyer

Enjoy a free guided tour of the Library, including a visit to the enormous stacks, where books, magazines and newspapers are stored. Meet in the foyer. 50 minutes.

More information
Thursday, 6 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

10:30 am —11:00 am

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

 

Book now More information
 

2:30 pm—3:00 pm

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

Book now More information
Thursday, 6 February, 2014

Mapping Our World

Archipelagus Orientalis, sive Asiaticus(Eastern and Asian archipelago)

6pm—7pm

Theatre

Enjoy an evening at the Library with late night openings of the Mapping Our World exhibition, a program of talks and conversations by curators and special guests and film screenings.

Book now More information
Friday, 7 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

9:00am—5:00pm

Display area

In 2012 the National Library set out to capture the transformation of some of Canberra’s key sites. These photographs are displayed here alongside historic images from the Library’s collection, and highlight the stark changes and surprising similarities of Canberra then, and Canberra now.

More information
Friday, 7 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

Atlas open to an early double hemisphere map of the world, lavishly illustrated and coloured, showing parts of Europe, Asia and Africa.

10:00—18:00

Exhibition Gallery

Mapping Our World: Terra Incognita to Australia brings together over 100 spectacular maps, atlases, globes and scientific instruments from the National Library of Australia and Australian and international lenders.

Book now More information
Friday, 7 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

11.30am—12pm

Treasures Gallery

Enjoy a free, volunteer guided tour of the Treasures Gallery. Meet outside the gallery. The tour takes approximately 30 minutes.

More information
Friday, 7 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

10:30 am —11:00 am

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

 

Book now More information
 

2:30 pm—3:00 pm

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

Book now More information
Friday, 7 February, 2014

Friends

 

6.30pm—8.30pm

Foyer

Friends New Members and White Gloves Evening

New Members who joined the Friends in 2013, and current Friends are invited to this special viewing of the Library’s recently acquired pocket globes. The evening also includes a viewing of Mapping Our World: Terra Incognita to Australia and a talk by the Library’s Curator of Maps, Dr Martin Woods.

Includes light refreshments.

Friday 7 February, 6.30pm,

Foyer and Exhibition Gallery

Cost: Free for New Members who joined the Friends in 2013/ $15 for all other members/ $20 for non members

Bookings essential: 02 6262 1698 or nla.gov.au/bookings/friends

More information
Saturday, 8 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

9:00am—5:00pm

Display area

In 2012 the National Library set out to capture the transformation of some of Canberra’s key sites. These photographs are displayed here alongside historic images from the Library’s collection, and highlight the stark changes and surprising similarities of Canberra then, and Canberra now.

More information
Saturday, 8 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

Atlas open to an early double hemisphere map of the world, lavishly illustrated and coloured, showing parts of Europe, Asia and Africa.

10:00—18:00

Exhibition Gallery

Mapping Our World: Terra Incognita to Australia brings together over 100 spectacular maps, atlases, globes and scientific instruments from the National Library of Australia and Australian and international lenders.

Book now More information
Saturday, 8 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

11.30am—12pm

Treasures Gallery

Enjoy a free, volunteer guided tour of the Treasures Gallery. Meet outside the gallery. The tour takes approximately 30 minutes.

More information
Saturday, 8 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

10:30 am —11:00 am

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

 

Book now More information
 

2:30 pm—3:00 pm

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

Book now More information
Saturday, 8 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

2pm—

Foyer

Enjoy a free guided tour of the Library, including a visit to the enormous stacks, where books, magazines and newspapers are stored. Meet in the foyer. 50 minutes.

More information
Sunday, 9 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

9:00am—5:00pm

Display area

In 2012 the National Library set out to capture the transformation of some of Canberra’s key sites. These photographs are displayed here alongside historic images from the Library’s collection, and highlight the stark changes and surprising similarities of Canberra then, and Canberra now.

More information
Sunday, 9 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

Atlas open to an early double hemisphere map of the world, lavishly illustrated and coloured, showing parts of Europe, Asia and Africa.

10:00—18:00

Exhibition Gallery

Mapping Our World: Terra Incognita to Australia brings together over 100 spectacular maps, atlases, globes and scientific instruments from the National Library of Australia and Australian and international lenders.

Book now More information
Sunday, 9 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

11.30am—12pm

Treasures Gallery

Enjoy a free, volunteer guided tour of the Treasures Gallery. Meet outside the gallery. The tour takes approximately 30 minutes.

More information
Sunday, 9 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

10:30 am —11:00 am

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

 

Book now More information
 

2:30 pm—3:00 pm

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

Book now More information
Monday, 10 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

9:00am—5:00pm

Display area

In 2012 the National Library set out to capture the transformation of some of Canberra’s key sites. These photographs are displayed here alongside historic images from the Library’s collection, and highlight the stark changes and surprising similarities of Canberra then, and Canberra now.

More information
Monday, 10 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

Atlas open to an early double hemisphere map of the world, lavishly illustrated and coloured, showing parts of Europe, Asia and Africa.

10:00—18:00

Exhibition Gallery

Mapping Our World: Terra Incognita to Australia brings together over 100 spectacular maps, atlases, globes and scientific instruments from the National Library of Australia and Australian and international lenders.

Book now More information
Monday, 10 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

11.30am—12pm

Treasures Gallery

Enjoy a free, volunteer guided tour of the Treasures Gallery. Meet outside the gallery. The tour takes approximately 30 minutes.

More information
Monday, 10 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

10:30 am —11:00 am

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

 

Book now More information
 

2:30 pm—3:00 pm

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

Book now More information
Tuesday, 11 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

9:00am—5:00pm

Display area

In 2012 the National Library set out to capture the transformation of some of Canberra’s key sites. These photographs are displayed here alongside historic images from the Library’s collection, and highlight the stark changes and surprising similarities of Canberra then, and Canberra now.

More information
Tuesday, 11 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

Atlas open to an early double hemisphere map of the world, lavishly illustrated and coloured, showing parts of Europe, Asia and Africa.

10:00—18:00

Exhibition Gallery

Mapping Our World: Terra Incognita to Australia brings together over 100 spectacular maps, atlases, globes and scientific instruments from the National Library of Australia and Australian and international lenders.

Book now More information
Tuesday, 11 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

11.30am—12pm

Treasures Gallery

Enjoy a free, volunteer guided tour of the Treasures Gallery. Meet outside the gallery. The tour takes approximately 30 minutes.

More information
Tuesday, 11 February, 2014

Talks, Seminars and Conferences

 

5.30pm—6.30pm

Conference Room

The Dutch Explorers of the Pacific

Book now More information
Tuesday, 11 February, 2014

Learning Programs and Workshops

 

2 PM—

IT Training Room 1/2

New to the Library? Or a regular who's not sure how it all works? Join us for tips on searching the catalogue, requesting collection material, and using our online resources. This session includes a tour of the Newspapers and Microforms Reading Room, and the Main Reading Room.

Book now More information
Tuesday, 11 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

10:30 am —11:00 am

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

 

Book now More information
 

2:30 pm—3:00 pm

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

Book now More information
Wednesday, 12 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

9:00am—5:00pm

Display area

In 2012 the National Library set out to capture the transformation of some of Canberra’s key sites. These photographs are displayed here alongside historic images from the Library’s collection, and highlight the stark changes and surprising similarities of Canberra then, and Canberra now.

More information
Wednesday, 12 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

Atlas open to an early double hemisphere map of the world, lavishly illustrated and coloured, showing parts of Europe, Asia and Africa.

10:00—18:00

Exhibition Gallery

Mapping Our World: Terra Incognita to Australia brings together over 100 spectacular maps, atlases, globes and scientific instruments from the National Library of Australia and Australian and international lenders.

Book now More information
Wednesday, 12 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

11.30am—12pm

Treasures Gallery

Enjoy a free, volunteer guided tour of the Treasures Gallery. Meet outside the gallery. The tour takes approximately 30 minutes.

More information
Wednesday, 12 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

10:30 am —11:00 am

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

 

Book now More information
 

2:30 pm—3:00 pm

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

Book now More information
Thursday, 13 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

9:00am—5:00pm

Display area

In 2012 the National Library set out to capture the transformation of some of Canberra’s key sites. These photographs are displayed here alongside historic images from the Library’s collection, and highlight the stark changes and surprising similarities of Canberra then, and Canberra now.

More information
Thursday, 13 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

Atlas open to an early double hemisphere map of the world, lavishly illustrated and coloured, showing parts of Europe, Asia and Africa.

10:00—21:00

Exhibition Gallery

Mapping Our World: Terra Incognita to Australia brings together over 100 spectacular maps, atlases, globes and scientific instruments from the National Library of Australia and Australian and international lenders.

Book now More information
Thursday, 13 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

11.30am—12pm

Treasures Gallery

Enjoy a free, volunteer guided tour of the Treasures Gallery. Meet outside the gallery. The tour takes approximately 30 minutes.

More information
Thursday, 13 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

2pm—

Foyer

Enjoy a free guided tour of the Library, including a visit to the enormous stacks, where books, magazines and newspapers are stored. Meet in the foyer. 50 minutes.

More information
Thursday, 13 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

10:30 am —11:00 am

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

 

Book now More information
 

2:30 pm—3:00 pm

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

Book now More information
Thursday, 13 February, 2014

Films and Performances

Master and Commander

6pm—8.30pm

Theatre

Enjoy an evening at the Library with late night openings of the Mapping Our World exhibition, a program of talks and conversations by curators and special guests and film screenings.

Book now More information
Friday, 14 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

9:00am—5:00pm

Display area

In 2012 the National Library set out to capture the transformation of some of Canberra’s key sites. These photographs are displayed here alongside historic images from the Library’s collection, and highlight the stark changes and surprising similarities of Canberra then, and Canberra now.

More information
Friday, 14 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

Atlas open to an early double hemisphere map of the world, lavishly illustrated and coloured, showing parts of Europe, Asia and Africa.

10:00—18:00

Exhibition Gallery

Mapping Our World: Terra Incognita to Australia brings together over 100 spectacular maps, atlases, globes and scientific instruments from the National Library of Australia and Australian and international lenders.

Book now More information
Friday, 14 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

11.30am—12pm

Treasures Gallery

Enjoy a free, volunteer guided tour of the Treasures Gallery. Meet outside the gallery. The tour takes approximately 30 minutes.

More information
Friday, 14 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

10:30 am —11:00 am

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

 

Book now More information
 

2:30 pm—3:00 pm

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

Book now More information
Saturday, 15 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

9:00am—5:00pm

Display area

In 2012 the National Library set out to capture the transformation of some of Canberra’s key sites. These photographs are displayed here alongside historic images from the Library’s collection, and highlight the stark changes and surprising similarities of Canberra then, and Canberra now.

More information
Saturday, 15 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

Atlas open to an early double hemisphere map of the world, lavishly illustrated and coloured, showing parts of Europe, Asia and Africa.

10:00—18:00

Exhibition Gallery

Mapping Our World: Terra Incognita to Australia brings together over 100 spectacular maps, atlases, globes and scientific instruments from the National Library of Australia and Australian and international lenders.

Book now More information
Saturday, 15 February, 2014

Children and Families

10am—3pm

Exhibition Gallery, Ferguson Room, Foyer, Podium, Theatre

Mapping Our World Family Day

Book now More information
Saturday, 15 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

11.30am—12pm

Treasures Gallery

Enjoy a free, volunteer guided tour of the Treasures Gallery. Meet outside the gallery. The tour takes approximately 30 minutes.

More information
Saturday, 15 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

10:30 am —11:00 am

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

 

Book now More information
 

2:30 pm—3:00 pm

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

Book now More information
Saturday, 15 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

2pm—

Foyer

Enjoy a free guided tour of the Library, including a visit to the enormous stacks, where books, magazines and newspapers are stored. Meet in the foyer. 50 minutes.

More information
Sunday, 16 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

9:00am—5:00pm

Display area

In 2012 the National Library set out to capture the transformation of some of Canberra’s key sites. These photographs are displayed here alongside historic images from the Library’s collection, and highlight the stark changes and surprising similarities of Canberra then, and Canberra now.

More information
Sunday, 16 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

Atlas open to an early double hemisphere map of the world, lavishly illustrated and coloured, showing parts of Europe, Asia and Africa.

10:00—18:00

Exhibition Gallery

Mapping Our World: Terra Incognita to Australia brings together over 100 spectacular maps, atlases, globes and scientific instruments from the National Library of Australia and Australian and international lenders.

Book now More information
Sunday, 16 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

11.30am—12pm

Treasures Gallery

Enjoy a free, volunteer guided tour of the Treasures Gallery. Meet outside the gallery. The tour takes approximately 30 minutes.

More information
Sunday, 16 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

10:30 am —11:00 am

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

 

Book now More information
 

2:30 pm—3:00 pm

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

Book now More information
Monday, 17 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

9:00am—5:00pm

Display area

In 2012 the National Library set out to capture the transformation of some of Canberra’s key sites. These photographs are displayed here alongside historic images from the Library’s collection, and highlight the stark changes and surprising similarities of Canberra then, and Canberra now.

More information
Monday, 17 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

Atlas open to an early double hemisphere map of the world, lavishly illustrated and coloured, showing parts of Europe, Asia and Africa.

10:00—18:00

Exhibition Gallery

Mapping Our World: Terra Incognita to Australia brings together over 100 spectacular maps, atlases, globes and scientific instruments from the National Library of Australia and Australian and international lenders.

Book now More information
Monday, 17 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

11.30am—12pm

Treasures Gallery

Enjoy a free, volunteer guided tour of the Treasures Gallery. Meet outside the gallery. The tour takes approximately 30 minutes.

More information
Monday, 17 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

10:30 am —11:00 am

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

 

Book now More information
 

2:30 pm—3:00 pm

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

Book now More information
Monday, 17 February, 2014

Mapping Our World

Tuesday, 18 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

9:00am—5:00pm

Display area

In 2012 the National Library set out to capture the transformation of some of Canberra’s key sites. These photographs are displayed here alongside historic images from the Library’s collection, and highlight the stark changes and surprising similarities of Canberra then, and Canberra now.

More information
Tuesday, 18 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

Atlas open to an early double hemisphere map of the world, lavishly illustrated and coloured, showing parts of Europe, Asia and Africa.

10:00—18:00

Exhibition Gallery

Mapping Our World: Terra Incognita to Australia brings together over 100 spectacular maps, atlases, globes and scientific instruments from the National Library of Australia and Australian and international lenders.

Book now More information
Tuesday, 18 February, 2014

Mapping Our World

Matthew Flinders (1774–1814) General Chart of Terra Australis or Australia, 1814–1822 National Library of Australia, Tooley Collection, Map T 570

10am—4pm

Theatre

Seminar: The 1814 Flinders Map Bicentenary

Book now More information
Tuesday, 18 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

11.30am—12pm

Treasures Gallery

Enjoy a free, volunteer guided tour of the Treasures Gallery. Meet outside the gallery. The tour takes approximately 30 minutes.

More information
Tuesday, 18 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

10:30 am —11:00 am

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

 

Book now More information
 

2:30 pm—3:00 pm

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

Book now More information
Wednesday, 19 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

9:00am—5:00pm

Display area

In 2012 the National Library set out to capture the transformation of some of Canberra’s key sites. These photographs are displayed here alongside historic images from the Library’s collection, and highlight the stark changes and surprising similarities of Canberra then, and Canberra now.

More information
Wednesday, 19 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

Atlas open to an early double hemisphere map of the world, lavishly illustrated and coloured, showing parts of Europe, Asia and Africa.

10:00—18:00

Exhibition Gallery

Mapping Our World: Terra Incognita to Australia brings together over 100 spectacular maps, atlases, globes and scientific instruments from the National Library of Australia and Australian and international lenders.

Book now More information
Wednesday, 19 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

11.30am—12pm

Treasures Gallery

Enjoy a free, volunteer guided tour of the Treasures Gallery. Meet outside the gallery. The tour takes approximately 30 minutes.

More information
Wednesday, 19 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

10:30 am —11:00 am

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

 

Book now More information
 

2:30 pm—3:00 pm

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

Book now More information
Thursday, 20 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

9:00am—5:00pm

Display area

In 2012 the National Library set out to capture the transformation of some of Canberra’s key sites. These photographs are displayed here alongside historic images from the Library’s collection, and highlight the stark changes and surprising similarities of Canberra then, and Canberra now.

More information
Thursday, 20 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

Atlas open to an early double hemisphere map of the world, lavishly illustrated and coloured, showing parts of Europe, Asia and Africa.

10:00—21:00

Exhibition Gallery

Mapping Our World: Terra Incognita to Australia brings together over 100 spectacular maps, atlases, globes and scientific instruments from the National Library of Australia and Australian and international lenders.

Book now More information
Thursday, 20 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

11.30am—12pm

Treasures Gallery

Enjoy a free, volunteer guided tour of the Treasures Gallery. Meet outside the gallery. The tour takes approximately 30 minutes.

More information
Thursday, 20 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

2pm—

Foyer

Enjoy a free guided tour of the Library, including a visit to the enormous stacks, where books, magazines and newspapers are stored. Meet in the foyer. 50 minutes.

More information
Thursday, 20 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

10:30 am —11:00 am

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

 

Book now More information
 

2:30 pm—3:00 pm

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

Book now More information
Thursday, 20 February, 2014

Mapping Our World

6pm—7pm

Theatre

Enjoy an evening at the Library with late night openings of the Mapping Our World exhibition, a program of talks and conversations by curators and special guests and film screenings.

Book now More information
Friday, 21 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

9:00am—5:00pm

Display area

In 2012 the National Library set out to capture the transformation of some of Canberra’s key sites. These photographs are displayed here alongside historic images from the Library’s collection, and highlight the stark changes and surprising similarities of Canberra then, and Canberra now.

More information
Friday, 21 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

Atlas open to an early double hemisphere map of the world, lavishly illustrated and coloured, showing parts of Europe, Asia and Africa.

10:00—18:00

Exhibition Gallery

Mapping Our World: Terra Incognita to Australia brings together over 100 spectacular maps, atlases, globes and scientific instruments from the National Library of Australia and Australian and international lenders.

Book now More information
Friday, 21 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

11.30am—12pm

Treasures Gallery

Enjoy a free, volunteer guided tour of the Treasures Gallery. Meet outside the gallery. The tour takes approximately 30 minutes.

More information
Friday, 21 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

10:30 am —11:00 am

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

 

Book now More information
 

2:30 pm—3:00 pm

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

Book now More information
Friday, 21 February, 2014

Friends

 

7.30pm—9.00pm

Foyer

Griffyn Fairy Tales: The Lost Mapmaker

In conjunction with the National Library of Australia and their Mapping Our World exhibition.  A mapmaker, trapped outside reality, is trying to draw her way back into the world and ultimately into Australia.  A concert by The Griffyn Ensemble, performing music across the ages, with live illustrations from visual artist Annika Romeyn, tracing the evolution of the concept of the Southern Hemisphere in European maps, and the development of the Australian map.

Friday 21 and Saturday 22 February 2014

7.30pm, Foyer National Library of Australia

Bookings essential: http://griffyn.iwannaticket.com.au or 0466 480 104

Tickets from $15 - $40

More information
Saturday, 22 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

9:00am—5:00pm

Display area

In 2012 the National Library set out to capture the transformation of some of Canberra’s key sites. These photographs are displayed here alongside historic images from the Library’s collection, and highlight the stark changes and surprising similarities of Canberra then, and Canberra now.

More information
Saturday, 22 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

Atlas open to an early double hemisphere map of the world, lavishly illustrated and coloured, showing parts of Europe, Asia and Africa.

10:00—18:00

Exhibition Gallery

Mapping Our World: Terra Incognita to Australia brings together over 100 spectacular maps, atlases, globes and scientific instruments from the National Library of Australia and Australian and international lenders.

Book now More information
Saturday, 22 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

11.30am—12pm

Treasures Gallery

Enjoy a free, volunteer guided tour of the Treasures Gallery. Meet outside the gallery. The tour takes approximately 30 minutes.

More information
Saturday, 22 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

10:30 am —11:00 am

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

 

Book now More information
 

2:30 pm—3:00 pm

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

Book now More information
Saturday, 22 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

2pm—

Foyer

Enjoy a free guided tour of the Library, including a visit to the enormous stacks, where books, magazines and newspapers are stored. Meet in the foyer. 50 minutes.

More information
Saturday, 22 February, 2014

Friends

 

7.30pm—9.00pm

Foyer

Griffyn Fairy Tales: The Lost Mapmaker

In conjunction with the National Library of Australia and their Mapping Our World exhibition.  A mapmaker, trapped outside reality, is trying to draw her way back into the world and ultimately into Australia.  A concert by The Griffyn Ensemble, performing music across the ages, with live illustrations from visual artist Annika Romeyn, tracing the evolution of the concept of the Southern Hemisphere in European maps, and the development of the Australian map.

Friday 21 and Saturday 22 February 2014

7.30pm, Foyer National Library of Australia

Bookings essential: http://griffyn.iwannaticket.com.au or 0466 480 104

 

 

More information
Sunday, 23 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

9:00am—5:00pm

Display area

In 2012 the National Library set out to capture the transformation of some of Canberra’s key sites. These photographs are displayed here alongside historic images from the Library’s collection, and highlight the stark changes and surprising similarities of Canberra then, and Canberra now.

More information
Sunday, 23 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

Atlas open to an early double hemisphere map of the world, lavishly illustrated and coloured, showing parts of Europe, Asia and Africa.

10:00—18:00

Exhibition Gallery

Mapping Our World: Terra Incognita to Australia brings together over 100 spectacular maps, atlases, globes and scientific instruments from the National Library of Australia and Australian and international lenders.

Book now More information
Sunday, 23 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

11.30am—12pm

Treasures Gallery

Enjoy a free, volunteer guided tour of the Treasures Gallery. Meet outside the gallery. The tour takes approximately 30 minutes.

More information
Sunday, 23 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

10:30 am —11:00 am

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

 

Book now More information
 

2:30 pm—3:00 pm

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

Book now More information
Monday, 24 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

9:00am—5:00pm

Display area

In 2012 the National Library set out to capture the transformation of some of Canberra’s key sites. These photographs are displayed here alongside historic images from the Library’s collection, and highlight the stark changes and surprising similarities of Canberra then, and Canberra now.

More information
Monday, 24 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

Atlas open to an early double hemisphere map of the world, lavishly illustrated and coloured, showing parts of Europe, Asia and Africa.

10:00—18:00

Exhibition Gallery

Mapping Our World: Terra Incognita to Australia brings together over 100 spectacular maps, atlases, globes and scientific instruments from the National Library of Australia and Australian and international lenders.

Book now More information
Monday, 24 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

11.30am—12pm

Treasures Gallery

Enjoy a free, volunteer guided tour of the Treasures Gallery. Meet outside the gallery. The tour takes approximately 30 minutes.

More information
Monday, 24 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

10:30 am —11:00 am

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

 

Book now More information
 

2:30 pm—3:00 pm

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

Book now More information
Tuesday, 25 February, 2014

Friends

 

7pm—8.30pm

A literary discussion for Friends memebers only.

Tuesday 25 February

House of Exile: The Life and Times of Henrich Mann and Nelly Kroeger-Mann by Evelyn Jures.

7pm

Friends Lounge

Free

Book now More information
Tuesday, 25 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

9:00am—5:00pm

Display area

In 2012 the National Library set out to capture the transformation of some of Canberra’s key sites. These photographs are displayed here alongside historic images from the Library’s collection, and highlight the stark changes and surprising similarities of Canberra then, and Canberra now.

More information
Tuesday, 25 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

Atlas open to an early double hemisphere map of the world, lavishly illustrated and coloured, showing parts of Europe, Asia and Africa.

10:00—18:00

Exhibition Gallery

Mapping Our World: Terra Incognita to Australia brings together over 100 spectacular maps, atlases, globes and scientific instruments from the National Library of Australia and Australian and international lenders.

Book now More information
Tuesday, 25 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

11.30am—12pm

Treasures Gallery

Enjoy a free, volunteer guided tour of the Treasures Gallery. Meet outside the gallery. The tour takes approximately 30 minutes.

More information
Tuesday, 25 February, 2014

Mapping Our World

2pm—4pm

Seminar: Contemporary Social Mapping

Book now More information
Tuesday, 25 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

10:30 am —11:00 am

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

 

Book now More information
 

2:30 pm—3:00 pm

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

Book now More information
Tuesday, 25 February, 2014

Learning Programs and Workshops

4.20pm—5.30pm

Ferguson Room

Including a viewing of the exhibition Mapping Our World, hear about how Library collections and resources can be aligned to the Australian Curriculum for Geography and History.

Book now More information
Wednesday, 26 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

9:00am—5:00pm

Display area

In 2012 the National Library set out to capture the transformation of some of Canberra’s key sites. These photographs are displayed here alongside historic images from the Library’s collection, and highlight the stark changes and surprising similarities of Canberra then, and Canberra now.

More information
Wednesday, 26 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

Atlas open to an early double hemisphere map of the world, lavishly illustrated and coloured, showing parts of Europe, Asia and Africa.

10:00—18:00

Exhibition Gallery

Mapping Our World: Terra Incognita to Australia brings together over 100 spectacular maps, atlases, globes and scientific instruments from the National Library of Australia and Australian and international lenders.

Book now More information
Wednesday, 26 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

11.30am—12pm

Treasures Gallery

Enjoy a free, volunteer guided tour of the Treasures Gallery. Meet outside the gallery. The tour takes approximately 30 minutes.

More information
Wednesday, 26 February, 2014

Learning Programs and Workshops

 

2 PM—

Ferguson Room

Discover how to use Trove newspapers for your family history research. Get search tips and learn to add tags, correct text and manage your research.

Book now More information
Wednesday, 26 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

10:30 am —11:00 am

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

 

Book now More information
 

2:30 pm—3:00 pm

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

Book now More information
Thursday, 27 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

9:00am—5:00pm

Display area

In 2012 the National Library set out to capture the transformation of some of Canberra’s key sites. These photographs are displayed here alongside historic images from the Library’s collection, and highlight the stark changes and surprising similarities of Canberra then, and Canberra now.

More information
Thursday, 27 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

Atlas open to an early double hemisphere map of the world, lavishly illustrated and coloured, showing parts of Europe, Asia and Africa.

10:00—21:00

Exhibition Gallery

Mapping Our World: Terra Incognita to Australia brings together over 100 spectacular maps, atlases, globes and scientific instruments from the National Library of Australia and Australian and international lenders.

Book now More information
Thursday, 27 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

11.30am—12pm

Treasures Gallery

Enjoy a free, volunteer guided tour of the Treasures Gallery. Meet outside the gallery. The tour takes approximately 30 minutes.

More information
Thursday, 27 February, 2014

Talks, Seminars and Conferences

12.30pm—13.30pm

Theatre

Seminar: Pacific Highways with Lloyd Jones

Book now More information
Thursday, 27 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

2pm—

Foyer

Enjoy a free guided tour of the Library, including a visit to the enormous stacks, where books, magazines and newspapers are stored. Meet in the foyer. 50 minutes.

More information
Thursday, 27 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

10:30 am —11:00 am

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

 

Book now More information
 

2:30 pm—3:00 pm

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

Book now More information
Thursday, 27 February, 2014

Mapping Our World

 

6pm—7pm

Theatre

Enjoy an evening at the Library with late night openings of the Mapping Our World exhibition, a program of talks and conversations by curators and special guests and film screenings.

Book now More information
Friday, 28 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

9:00am—5:00pm

Display area

In 2012 the National Library set out to capture the transformation of some of Canberra’s key sites. These photographs are displayed here alongside historic images from the Library’s collection, and highlight the stark changes and surprising similarities of Canberra then, and Canberra now.

More information
Friday, 28 February, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

Atlas open to an early double hemisphere map of the world, lavishly illustrated and coloured, showing parts of Europe, Asia and Africa.

10:00—23:00

Exhibition Gallery

 Mapping Our World: Terra Incognita to Australia brings together over 100 spectacular maps, atlases, globes and scientific instruments from the National Library of Australia and Australian and international lenders. - EXTENDED HOURS FOR ELIGHTEN FESTIVAL

Book now More information
Friday, 28 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

11.30am—12pm

Treasures Gallery

Enjoy a free, volunteer guided tour of the Treasures Gallery. Meet outside the gallery. The tour takes approximately 30 minutes.

More information
Friday, 28 February, 2014

Public Tours

 

10:30 am —11:00 am

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

 

Book now More information
 

2:30 pm—3:00 pm

Exhibition Gallery

Daily, 10.30am and 2.30pm

Enjoy a tour of the exhibition with an experienced guide.  Exhibition ticket included.

Bookings essential

Book now More information
Friday, 28 February, 2014

Children and Families

Enlighten 2014

6pm—11pm

Bookplate Restaurant, Ex Libris, Exhibition Gallery, Foyer, Podium

Enlighten 2014: The Castaway Lounge

Book now More information