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Week of October 7, 2013

Monday, 7 October, 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.

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Monday, 7 October, 2013

Exhibitions and Displays

A man leans on a railing at the Arboretum looking at a view which includes Black Mountain in the distance

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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Monday, 7 October, 2013

Public Tours

11.30am—12.00pm

Treasures Gallery

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

 

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Tuesday, 8 October, 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.

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Tuesday, 8 October, 2013

Public Tours

11.30am—12.00pm

Treasures Gallery

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

 

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Wednesday, 9 October, 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.

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Wednesday, 9 October, 2013

Public Tours

11.30am—12.00pm

Treasures Gallery

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

 

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Wednesday, 9 October, 2013

Talks, Seminars and Conferences

Image of Richard Flanagan

6:00pm—7:30pm

Foyer, Theatre

Author Talk: The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan

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Thursday, 10 October, 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
Thursday, 10 October, 2013

Public Tours

11.30am—12.00pm

Treasures Gallery

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

 

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Thursday, 10 October, 2013

Learning Programs and Workshops

 

3 PM—4 PM

Ferguson Room

Learn how to research the key events in your ancestor's life, using parish registers and civil records held by the library.

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Thursday, 10 October, 2013

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.

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Friday, 11 October, 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.

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Friday, 11 October, 2013

Children and Families

10.30am—12.30pm

Conference Room

Drop in and entertain yourselves with amusing and historical board games.

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Friday, 11 October, 2013

Public Tours

11.30am—12.00pm

Treasures Gallery

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

 

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Friday, 11 October, 2013

Children and Families

1pm—2.30pm

Theatre

A group of forest critters awaken following the winter freeze to discover that not only has a new neighbourhood cropped up during the cold months, but living in close proximity to humans may have its benefits.

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Saturday, 12 October, 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.

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Saturday, 12 October, 2013

Public Tours

11.30am—12.00pm

Treasures Gallery

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

 

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Sunday, 13 October, 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, 13 October, 2013

Public Tours

11.30am—12.00pm

Treasures Gallery

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

 

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