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21 Oct 2021   Blog

Spring into Botanical Collections

Delve into our collections to discover flowers, gardens and wilderness through history.

14 Oct 2021   News

Australian Cookery Books - 1860s to 1960s: Thank you to the AEFG

Delve into the history of Australian cooking thanks to a generous donation from the Australian Ethical Food Group.

13 Oct 2021   Blog

Dance - online sheet music for you to explore

Your National Library has the largest archive of sheet music in Australia. Let's hit the dance floor.

12 Oct 2021   Blog

Forgotten objects inspire creativity in The Imagineer

Christopher Cheng tells stories inspired by household objects.

11 Oct 2021   News

Announcing the recipients of the 2022 National Library of Australia Summer Scholarships

The National Library is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2022 Summer Scholarships, marking 20...

8 Oct 2021   Video

Collecting Fijian Australian Stories

The experiences, images and voices of Fijian Australians are the subject of a collecting project by...

8 Oct 2021   News

Announcing the recipients of the 2022 National Library of Australia Fellowships

Congratulations to the 10 recipients of the 2022 National Library of Australia Fellowships.

8 Oct 2021   Blog

Keep calm, grab some ginger beer, and go on a picnic

As Spring sets in and lockdown restrictions in some cities ease, picnics have become an increasingly...

8 Oct 2021   Blog

Exploring Pacific Collections

Learn about history, culture and ancestry in the Pacific region through the Library’s vast collections.

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5 Oct 2021   Video

Science at the Library: Programming Robots

Join the Education team as they demonstrate some simple fun science experiments to do at home. Today, we're discussing robots.

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5 Oct 2021   Video

Science at the Library: Structural Shapes

Join the Education team as they demonstrate some simple fun science experiments to do at home. Today, we explore structural shapes.

1 Oct 2021   Blog

League at the Library

This year, the Penrith Panthers meet the South Sydney Rabbitohs in the grand final at Lang...

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29 Sep 2021   Video

Science at the Library: Library Science

Join the Education team as they demonstrate some simple fun science experiments to do at home. Today, we discover the joy of library science.

29 Sep 2021   Blog

Constitution Day: Our Constitution's Section 51 in Pictures

Discover Section 51 of the Australian Constitution through the historical poster collection of the National Library of Australia.

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

6 Sep 2021   Podcast

Book Launch: Spirit of the Garden with Trisha Dixon

Trisha Dixon is joined in conversation by Fleur Flanery, Philip Cox and Max Bourke to discuss