• Celebrating Alex Miller

    Join the Friends of the National Library on Sunday October 30 to celebrate the life and work of acclaimed Australian writer Alex Miller.

    -- posted on 26 October 2011

  • Independent Scholars Conference

    Perversions of Prejudice - How Bias Distorts is the theme of this year's annual conference of the Independent Scholars Association of Australia to be held at the National Library of Australia.

    -- posted on 25 October 2011

  • Film Festival

    Learn about the vital relationship between forests, people and the planet in a short film festival for the International Year of Forests.

    -- posted on 19 October 2011

  • Australian Book Review 50th Birthday Lecture

    Professor Ian Donaldson explores the double life of writer and dramatist Ben Jonson.

    -- posted on 18 October 2011

  • New Pictures and Manuscripts reading room

    Pictures and Manuscripts collections are now available in the newly refurbished and integrated reading room on the second floor.

    -- posted on 17 October 2011

  • Robert Dessaix to give Seymour lecture

    Acclaimed writer and broadcaster Robert Dessaix will deliver the 2011 Seymour Biography lecture on Monday 24 October in the National Library Theatre.

    -- posted on 7 October 2011

  • Treasures Gallery Family Day

    Celebrate the opening of the National Library's new Treasures Gallery at a special Family Day on Monday 10 October.

    -- posted on 7 October 2011

  • Treasures Gallery now open

    The National Library's new Treasures Gallery is now open on the newly refurbished ground floor.

    -- posted on 7 October 2011

  • Special arrangements

    To mark the official opening of the Treasures Gallery on Thursday 6 October, bookplate will close at 5 pm.

    -- posted on 4 October 2011

  • Treasures Gallery Tours

    Volunteer guided Treasures Gallery tours currently run daily at 10.30am. From 1st September 2013 this time will change to 11.30am daily.

    Meet in the Foyer. Bookings not required.

    -- posted on 4 October 2011

  • Treasures Gallery Family Day

    Celebrate the opening of the new Treasures Gallery and the public holiday at the National Library's Family Day on Monday 10 October.

    -- posted on 4 October 2011

  • 666 ABC to broadcast live from the National Library

    666 ABC Drive presenter Louise Maher will broadcast live from the National Library on Thursday 6 October as part of the Treasures Gallery opening celebrations.

    -- posted on 3 October 2011