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Week of January 27, 2014

Monday, 27 January, 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.

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Monday, 27 January, 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.

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Monday, 27 January, 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.

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Monday, 27 January, 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

 

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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

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Tuesday, 28 January, 2014

Friends

 

7pm—8.30pm

A literary discussion for Friends memebers only.

Tuesday 28 January

Burial Rites by Hannah Kent

7pm

Friends Lounge, Free

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Tuesday, 28 January, 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, 28 January, 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.

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Tuesday, 28 January, 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, 28 January, 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

 

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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

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Wednesday, 29 January, 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, 29 January, 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, 29 January, 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, 29 January, 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

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Thursday, 30 January, 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, 30 January, 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, 30 January, 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.

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Thursday, 30 January, 2014

Children and Families

© Michael Salmon 2013

10.30am—12pm

Conference Room

Jump on board the HMB Endeavour for a voyage of discovery in the South Pacific. Hear stories, play games and meet characters such as Cook, Banks and Tupaia. Places limited, bookings essential.

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Thursday, 30 January, 2014

Children and Families

1pm—2.25pm

Theatre

The sailor of legend is framed by the goddess Eris for the theft of the Book of Peace, and must travel to her realm at the end of the world to retrieve it and save the life of his childhood friend Prince Proteus.

Thursday 30 January, 1pm

Theatre, free

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Thursday, 30 January, 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, 30 January, 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, 30 January, 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.

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Friday, 31 January, 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, 31 January, 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, 31 January, 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, 31 January, 2014

Children and Families

1pm—2.25pm

Theatre

Lucy and Edmund return to Narnia with cousin Eustace where they meet Prince Caspian for a trip across the sea aboard the ship The Dawn Treader. Along the way they encounter dragons, dwarves, merfolk, lost warriors, and reach the edge of the world.

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Friday, 31 January, 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

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