For teachers and students

Special events for teachers and students are listed below.

For teachers

Teacher Exhibition Viewing: Luminous World

Join Wesfarmers Arts Curator Helen Carroll in a viewing of the Luminous World exhibition and discover the program of activities planned for school groups.
Thursday 10 April, 4.20 pm
Ferguson Room and Exhibition
Gallery, free

Teachers' Know-How

Why not kickstart 2014 by incorporating a morning or afternoon at the National Library of Australia into your school's professional learning development program? The Library's education team have explored its collections to identify resources relevant for learning areas, including natural disasters, the goldrush, Australian authors, the Anzac story - and many more. This is a program and site visit which is available throughout the school year.

Ongoing, includes after school sessions from 4-5pm.

Enquiries and bookings: or 02 6262 1289


For students

Alexander Bunyip's Under the Lake: the real history of Lake Burley Griffin school performance

In 2014, Lake Burley Griffin turns 50. To celebrate, join entertaining sessions with author and illustrator Michael Salmon, featuring true and highly problable histories, mysteries and legends, on, around and under the lake. Students in Years 3-6 can extend their visit with an education program exploring other stories of Canberra with the Library's education team. Available dates for visiting are below:
Monday 26 May - Friday 30 May 2014, with a choice of 10am and 1pm sessions each day. 75 mins,Theatre, $5 per student (includes resources)Enquiries and bookings: or 02 6262 1289


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