12 Oct 2021   Blog

Forgotten objects inspire creativity in The Imagineer

Christopher Cheng tells stories inspired by household objects.

The Great Book-swapping Machine surrounded by members of the community playing and reading.
Book event
14
Sep
2021
09:00am

Australian Reading Hour 2021

Take A Look installation on Library podium
Special event
1
Jul
2021
31
Dec
2021

Take a Look

A selection of craft materials available to workshop participants
Special event
12
Jan
2021
10:00am

School Holiday Diorama Workshops

6 Nov 2020   Blog

NAIDOC Week at the National Library

Always Was, Always Will BeThis year the National Library of Australia is celebrating NAIDOC Week (8-15...

23 Oct 2020   Blog

Interview with author Patricia Clarke

'Governess Wanted', The Courier (Hobart), 28 June 1848, nla.news-article2968730For educated middle-class women in 19th-century Britain, options...

16 Oct 2020   Blog

Where the Children's Books Are

In our reading rooms, we often hear the question, ‘Where are the children’s books?’The short answer...

14 May 2020   Blog

New, temporary online resources

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most libraries have temporarily closed the doors of their physical buildings...

28 Apr 2020   Blog

Teaching the First World War

The way we mark Anzac Day is always, at least a little bit different each year...

19 Apr 2020   Blog

Illustrating Indigenous Australia

If you’ve ever wondered what goes into the illustration process of a picture book, this is...