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27 Apr 2022   News

Community Heritage Grant: Canberra Fire Museum

In 2021, the volunteers of the ACT Fire Brigade Historical Society were thrilled to receive a Community Heritage Grant to preserve the Canberra Fire Museum collection.

21 Apr 2022   News

Finding family military history

If you're researching your family's military history, the Library is full of resources to help you find your way.

19 Apr 2022   News

Community Heritage Grant: Maruku Arts

Maruku Arts received a Community Heritage Grant in 2020 to conduct a significance assessment of the extensive Maruku Arts collection.

12 Apr 2022   News

Community Heritage Grant: Monbulk RSL's Mrs Aeneas Gunn Memorial Library

A community heritage grant is helping to conserve and promote the Mrs Aeneas Gunn Memorial Library.

11 Apr 2022   News

What's on in Autumn

While the last few rays of sun light up our golden leafy exterior, find out what's on at the Library this season.

6 Apr 2022   News

Public holidays in April - Opening hours

Public holiday closures The National Library, including Bookplate Café, the National Library Bookshop and our exhibition...

25 Mar 2022   News

Behind the scenes with the Summer Scholars

Meet the 2022 Summer Scholars and hear about their experiences studying in the Library.

3 Feb 2022   News

Enjoy a COVID-Safe visit to the Library

During your visit, please follow precautions we have put in place to protect you, other visitors...

4 Jan 2022   News

Public Domain: 2022

Every year, on 1 January, creative works come out of copyright and into the public domain. Learn about public domain in the Library's collections.

10 Dec 2021   News

2022 Asia Study Grant recipients announced

The program offers academics a four-week residency at the Library in 2022, with privileged access to our Asian language and Asia-related collections.

22 Nov 2021   News

Announcing the 2022 National Folk Fellow 

The National Library, in conjunction with the National Folk Festival, is pleased to announce Dr Mahesh...

3 Nov 2021   News

2022 Creative Arts Fellows announced

The Creative Arts Fellowships support writers and artists to spend four weeks at the Library.
22 Oct 2021   News

Indigenous Graduate Program

Indigenous graduates are invited to open a new chapter in their careers, with applications now open for the Library’s 2022 Indigenous Graduate Program.

14 Oct 2021   News

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

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

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   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.

29 Jun 2021   News

Bookshop closed for stocktake

The National Library Bookshop will be closed for stocktake from Monday 28 to Thursday 1 July...

12 Apr 2021   News

Historians of Australia survey

The Library is undertaking a survey of professional historians of Australia to understand the relevance of...