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5 Mar 2020
Australia’s Dreams – Enlighten 2020 at the NLA
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that this presentation contains the names, voices and...
28 Feb 2020
Writing your family history
A history of the Higges, or Higgs family of South Stoke, in the county of Oxford...
26 Feb 2020
Intriguing Journeys: Maps of Evan Richard Stanley
As a volunteer with the National Library of Australia, you never know what tasks you might...
21 Feb 2020
I couldn’t have been further away from the water: sitting at a desk in the National...
17 Feb 2020
Every month the reading rooms here at the National Library of Australia are visited by thousands...
12 Feb 2020
A Library love story - chapter and verses
On this Library Lovers Day, National Library staff reveal their passion for the collection.
4 Feb 2020
Discovering our collections
Staff here at the National Library of Australia have been working hard on the Australian advertising...
4 Feb 2020
Sarah Stone's birds
One morning late last year, five extraordinary watercolour paintings of Australian birds were hung in the...
31 Jan 2020
A Life in Ten Acquisitions
Rex Nan Kivell's need for a grand narrative to describe his life and obessive collecting was...
24 Jan 2020
Ethel Turner’s Seven Little Australians
‘Before you fairly start this story I should like to give you just a word of...
21 Jan 2020
The World of Zines
Have you spent any time in the world of zines? You could be a zine-maker and...
6 Jan 2020
Multiculturalism& Australian Children’s Literature
The Story Time: Australian Children’s Literature exhibition showcases a fascinating portion of the extensive collection of...
22 Dec 2019
Summer of Stories: Unique to Australia
When asked to choose my favourite books from the collection of children’s literature on display in...
16 Dec 2019
Summer of Stories: A Spoonful of Magic
Mary PoppinsMary Poppins by Pamela Lyndon Travers is one of my favourite books in the National...
10 Dec 2019
Map Highlights at the NLA
The Library's Maps collection covers Australia, the world and beyond. Working with this collection, staff always...
8 Dec 2019
Summer of Stories: Childhood Revisited
As an avid reader, and editor of Story Time: Australian Children's Literature's companion publication Story Time...
6 Dec 2019
NLA Fellowships in 2019
National Library of Australia Fellowships provide an opportunity for researchers to explore the Library’s collection, blissfully...
29 Nov 2019
Summer of Stories: Playing Favourites
What a challenge: nominate my three favourite items in Story Time: Australian Children’s Literature. Which of...
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