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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.

12 Nov 2021   Blog

Rare Books and Music with Dr Susannah Helman

Rare Books and Music Curator, Dr Susannah Helman, introduces some of the highlights in these special collections.

10 Nov 2021   Blog

Remembrance Day: The First World War through oral history

On the 11th of November each year, Australia joins many other Commonwealth countries in commemorating Remembrance Day.

5 Nov 2021   Blog

Ask a conservator

National Library conservators answer questions about conservation and digital preservation.

21 Oct 2021   Blog

Spring into Botanical Collections

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

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.

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.

1 Oct 2021   Blog

League at the Library

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

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.

27 Aug 2021   Blog

Creating a love of literacy: the mission behind Indigenous Literacy Day

Indigenous Literacy Day falls on 1 September every year, and the theme for 2021 is 'Celebrating...

25 Aug 2021   Blog

From Rome to Tokyo: Australia at the Paralympic Games

With the 2020 Summer Paralympic Games underway in Tokyo, uncover Australia's Paralympic history in your national collection.

10 Aug 2021   Blog

The past is present: Putting family history in context

Family history is more than deaths, dates and departures. We’re interested in interpreting what these events...

3 Aug 2021   Blog

Collecting Chinese Australian stories

The National Library is collecting the stories and histories of Chinese Australians.

30 Jul 2021   Blog

2021 Appeal Raises Record Amount

The Library's 2021 fundraising appeal raised a record amount to support the digitisation of the papers of the Australian Federation of Women Voters.

26 Jul 2021   Blog

Collecting Fijian Australian Stories

The Library is collecting the stories of Fijian Australians.

7 Jul 2021   Blog

Take a Look at the National Library of Australia

Take a Look is a new installation from the National Library of Australia, exploring Australian stories through the Library’s collections.