News archive - June 2011

  • Bookshop closing for stocktake

    The National Library Bookshop will close for its annual stocktake on Thursday 30 June and reopen at 11 am on Friday 1 July.

    The online Bookshop will remain open.

    -- posted on 23 June 2011

  • Behind the Scenes tours

    Take a tour and see a side of the Library most visitors never experience

    -- posted on 22 June 2011

  • Bookshop back online

    The National Library's Bookshop is now back online following an upgrade

    -- posted on 22 June 2011

  • New-look Main Reading Room

    The refurbished Main Reading Room opened on Monday 27 June

    -- posted on 21 June 2011

  • Let Freedom Sing

    Join us for this powerful film exploring how music inspired the civil rights movement. Tuesday 21 June at 6 pm, free

    -- posted on 16 June 2011

  • First map of Australia seminar

    Celebrate the 200th anniversary of the publication of Louis de Freycinet’s map of Australia at the National Library on Sunday 19 June.

    -- posted on 15 June 2011

  • Library’s Director-General to sleep out for homeless

    The Library’s Director-General Anne-Marie Schwirtlich is braving the Canberra cold as part of the Vinnies CEO Sleepout challenge.

    -- posted on 15 June 2011

  • Win an iPod Touch

    Tell us what you think! Take 5 minutes to help us plan our mobile services and go in to the draw for an iPod Touch®.

    -- posted on 14 June 2011

  • Trove takes top honours

    The National Library of Australia’s free discovery service Trove took top honours at the 2011 Australian Government’s ICT Awards.

    -- posted on 2 June 2011