2008 Forum library tours

This year there was 3 concurrent tours. The tours occurred on Wednesday 22 October, starting at 1 pm and finishing at 5 pm. The tours included a stop for afternoon tea at a local cafe – courtesy of Libraries Australia.

Note: Numbers were limited for each tour and were assigned on a first come, first served basis.

Tour 1: Powerhouse Museum, University Technology Sydney, ABC Centre

Tour 1 map

1:00 pm
Meet in the main entrance foyer of the Powerhouse Museum.
1:30 – 2:15 pm
Powerhouse Museum Research Library
2.30 – 3.00 pm
Afternoon tea
3:15 – 4:00 pm
UTS City Campus Library

cnr Quay Street and Ultimo Road
4:15 – 5:00 pm
ABC Archives & Library Service

700 Harris Street

Tour 2: State Library of NSW, Australian Museum, Art Gallery of NSW

Tour 2 Map

12:50 pm
Meet in foyer of the Macquarie Street Wing to meet Group tour host, and the State Library of NSW tour guide.
1:00 – 2:00 pm
State Library of NSW

Macquarie Street
2:10 – 3:00 pm
Australian Museum Research Library

cnr College Street and William Street
3:10 – 4:30 pm
Art Gallery of NSW, Research Library & Archive

Art Gallery Road

At the conclusion of the Tour, the group enjoyed Art After Hours until 9pm.

Tour 3: NSW Supreme Court Library, Corporate Central Services Unit, City of Sydney Library

Tour 3 map

1:00 pm
Meet in foyer of the Governor Macquarie Tower
1 Farrar Place
1:00 – 1:30 pm
Service First, Research & Information Service

Farrer Place
2:00 – 2:30 pm
Supreme Court of NSW, Law Courts Library
Queens Square
3:00 – 4:00 pm
City of Sydney Library

Customs House, Circular Quay