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Week of November 18, 2013

Monday, 18 November, 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, 18 November, 2013

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.

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Monday, 18 November, 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, 19 November, 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
Tuesday, 19 November, 2013

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.

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Tuesday, 19 November, 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, 19 November, 2013

Films and Performances

6:00pm—7:30pm

Theatre

US Embassy Film Screening: Do you Speak American? Out West

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Wednesday, 20 November, 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
Wednesday, 20 November, 2013

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, 20 November, 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, 21 November, 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, 21 November, 2013

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
Thursday, 21 November, 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, 21 November, 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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Thursday, 21 November, 2013

Mapping Our World

Petrus Plancius (1552–1622), Orbis Terrarum Typus de Integro Multis in Locis Emendatus 1594. Kerry Stokes Collection, Perth, 2010.044

2:00pm—4:00pm

Theatre

Exhibition Event: Mapping Our World - Contemporary Environmental Mapping

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Friday, 22 November, 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
Friday, 22 November, 2013

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, 22 November, 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, 22 November, 2013

Learning Programs and Workshops

 

2 PM—3 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.

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Saturday, 23 November, 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
Saturday, 23 November, 2013

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, 23 November, 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.

 

More information
Sunday, 24 November, 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, 24 November, 2013

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, 24 November, 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.

 

More information