21 Jan 2022   Blog

Public Domain: From Captain Cook to Winnie the Pooh

Learn about copyright law around the world and in Library collections.

18 Jan 2022   Blog

Discover school holiday activities from home with the National Library

Read, listen, learn and play your way through a series of fun school holiday activities.

14 Jan 2022   Blog

The Monaro Grassland Earless Dragon

Learn about one of Australia's rarest reptiles in this essay by author Charles Massy.

4 Jan 2022   News

Public Domain: 2022

Every year, on 1 January, creative works come out of copyright and into the public domain. Learn about public domain in the Library's collections.

4 Jan 2022   Blog

Discovering the National Braille Collection

Learn how to navigate the Library's National Braille Collection with this useful guide to the resources.

22 Dec 2021   Blog

Discover online Chinese language resources

Your definitive guide to the Library's Chinese language, history and culture resources. Dive in today.

20 Dec 2021   Blog

Ming the Meticulous: Digitised papers of Sir Robert Menzies online now

The digitisation of the papers of Sir Robert Menzies (1894 –1978) has recently been completed through...

14 Dec 2021   News

Summer opening hours

Find out what you can do at the Library this festive period.

10 Dec 2021   News

2022 Asia Study Grant recipients announced

The program offers academics a four-week residency at the Library in 2022, with privileged access to our Asian language and Asia-related collections.

3 Dec 2021   Blog

International Volunteers Day: an Australian tradition

For many Australians, volunteering their energy, skills and time is a part of life. On International Volunteers Day, we celebrate their contribution to society.

24 Nov 2021   Blog

Connecting and directing you at the Foyer Information Desk

Discover some of the most common and quirky questions that our Foyer Information Desk staff have answered.

22 Nov 2021   News

Announcing the 2022 National Folk Fellow 

The National Library, in conjunction with the National Folk Festival, is pleased to announce Dr Mahesh...