ANZAC Day Public Holiday

All National Library reading rooms will be closed on Anzac Day, Wednesday 25 April.  Regular reading room hours will resume on Thursday 26 April. See our public holiday opening hours for more information.

Red Letter Lounge - Enlighten Festival 1,2,8,9 March

Red Letter Lounge - Enlighten Festival 1,2,8,9 March

See the Library’s Foyer transformed into a chic, speak-easy bar with live jazz, beer and champagne. Share words with friends under a canopy of balloons bedecked with letters of the alphabet or enjoy music with a live DJ at our outdoor bar overlooking the lake.

See the Library in a whole new light during ENLIGHTEN, a magical program of Canberra events in March. Chill out in the Library’s Red Letter Lounge with live music, bubbles and beer from the bar.

The Library will be abuzz with surprising performances, intriguing installations, captivating film and the latest exhibits in the galleries.Don’t miss a second of this exciting late-night program.
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