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Week of August 12, 2013

Friday, 16 August, 2013

Exhibitions and Displays

10:00am—5:00pm

Exhibition Gallery

The National Library of Australia is currently hosting City of TreesUK artist Jyll Bradley’s multi-disciplinary project based on the simple premise that every tree in Canberra has a human story to tell. City of Trees takes the form of an immersive installation, with light—the basis for tree growth and the force that illuminates hidden stories—a constant agent throughout.

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Friday, 16 August, 2013

Exhibitions and Displays

10:30am—11.00am

Treasures Gallery

Come face-to-face with some of the Library’s greatest treasures and Australia’s greatest stories.

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Friday, 16 August, 2013

Children and Families

11.30 AM—12.30 AM

Foyer, Theatre

The Children’s Book Council of Australia and the National Library of Australia invite you to the presentation of the Book of the Year Awards and the launch of Book Week 2013, followed by book signings.

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Friday, 16 August, 2013

Exhibitions and Displays

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.

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Saturday, 17 August, 2013

Exhibitions and Displays

10:00am—5:00pm

Exhibition Gallery

The National Library of Australia is currently hosting City of TreesUK artist Jyll Bradley’s multi-disciplinary project based on the simple premise that every tree in Canberra has a human story to tell. City of Trees takes the form of an immersive installation, with light—the basis for tree growth and the force that illuminates hidden stories—a constant agent throughout.

More information
Saturday, 17 August, 2013

Exhibitions and Displays

10:30am—11.00am

Treasures Gallery

Come face-to-face with some of the Library’s greatest treasures and Australia’s greatest stories.

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Sunday, 18 August, 2013

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, 18 August, 2013

Exhibitions and Displays

10:00am—5:00pm

Exhibition Gallery

The National Library of Australia is currently hosting City of TreesUK artist Jyll Bradley’s multi-disciplinary project based on the simple premise that every tree in Canberra has a human story to tell. City of Trees takes the form of an immersive installation, with light—the basis for tree growth and the force that illuminates hidden stories—a constant agent throughout.

More information
Sunday, 18 August, 2013

Exhibitions and Displays

10:30am—11.00am

Treasures Gallery

Come face-to-face with some of the Library’s greatest treasures and Australia’s greatest stories.

More information