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2 Jul 2018   News

Catalogue Upgrade

Due to a software upgrade, readers will not be able to request collection material online through...

26 Jun 2018   News

Stokes family donates $1 million

Outgoing Chair of the National Library of Australia Council, Mr Ryan Stokes, has donated, on behalf...

23 May 2018   News

Reading rooms closed Monday 28 May

All reading rooms will be closed for the Reconciliation Day public holiday, Monday 28 May.Exhibition galleries...

21 May 2018   News

20 years of volunteer guides

During National Volunteers Week 2018, taking place from 21 to 27 May, we're celebrating 20 years...

30 Apr 2018   News

New Library Treasures to explore

'Very well, you find the flannel.' This is one of many translated phrases to be found...

23 Apr 2018   News

Anzac Day Public Holiday

All reading rooms will be closed for the Anzac Day public holiday, Wednesday 25 April.Exhibition galleries...

23 Mar 2018   News

Reading rooms closed over Easter

All of our reading rooms will be closed over the Easter long weekend from Good Friday...

9 Mar 2018   News

Reading Rooms Closed Mon 12 March

All reading rooms will be closed for the Canberra Day public holiday, Monday 12 March.Exhibition galleries...

1 Mar 2018   News

1968: Changing Times now open

The year 1968 was a remarkable one in world history: a time of both celebration and...

16 Feb 2018   News

New Fellowships program opens

Researchers from Australia and overseas are invited to apply for the 2019 National Library of Australia...

14 Dec 2017   News

Message to Australia

Director-General Marie-Louise Ayres said the National Library was proud to accept the book, Message to Australia...

6 Nov 2017   News

The Blaeu Map returns

One of the Library's greatest treasures, a 1663 map of New Holland—the map on which all...

26 Oct 2017   News

Picnic at Hanging Rock cast reveal

The Library has secured a stellar lineup to deliver live readings of Joan Lindsay's classic novel...

24 Oct 2017   News

NLA wins top awards

One of the National Library's most ambitious projects - to ensure that it can thrive in...

22 Sep 2017   News

2018 Library Fellows announced

The recipients of the National Library's Fellowships for 2018 have been announced, revealing a wonderful range...

24 Aug 2017   News

Capturing a moment in our history

The National Library is calling all Australians to help us collect any published material about the...

19 Jul 2017   News

Chinese posters on display

Waving the Red Flag: Chinese Posters 1949-1976 is the new collection-in-focus now on display in the...

5 Jul 2017   News

National Family History Month 2017

August is National Family History Month, so the National Library is encouraging everyone to discover more...