Sepia photograph of chemistry equipment
28 Sep 2021   Video

Science at the Library: Making Slime

Join the Education team as they demonstrate some simple fun science experiments to do at home. This time, we're exploring chemistry, preservation and slime.

Abstract swirls of purple, pink and blue colour on a light background
28 Sep 2021   Video

Science at the Library: Liquid Rainbows

Join the Education team as they demonstrate some simple fun science experiments to do at home. Today we look at making rainbows at home.

Children's book illustration
13 Sep 2021   Video

Australian Reading Hour 2021

This year, spend a portion of Australian Reading Hour reading along to The Great Book-swapping Machine with author Emma Allen.
Author Nadia Bailey
6 Sep 2021   Podcast

Fellowship Presentation: Darkened Rooms - Death, Spiritualism and the Great War

Over 400,000 men enlisted in the Australian Imperial Forces to fight in World War I. Nearly

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25 Aug 2021   Blog

From Rome to Tokyo: Australia at the Paralympic Games

3 Aug 2021   Blog

Collecting Chinese Australian stories

30 Jul 2021   Blog

2021 Appeal Raises Record Amount

26 Jul 2021   Blog

Collecting Fijian Australian Stories

7 Jul 2021   Blog

Take a Look at the National Library of Australia

7 Jun 2021   Blog

Banjo Paterson: From Acquisition to Exhibition