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21 Apr 2015   News

Anzac Day Opening Hours

The Library will open the following hours for the Anzac Day public holiday, Saturday 25 April:All...

10 Apr 2015   News

Newspapers and Family History zone

As a part of the National Library’s ongoing Reading Room Integration Project, a new Newspapers and...

10 Apr 2015   News

$15m Rothschild to go on show

The Rothschild Prayer Book, one of history’s greatest hidden manuscripts, will go on public exhibition for...

27 Mar 2015   News

Booklovers Unite Over Chocolate

Josephine Moon’s The Chocolate Promise is a glorious novel featuring a strong, creative woman about to...

25 Mar 2015   News

Easter Opening Hours

All reading rooms will be closed on Good Friday 3 April, Saturday 4 April and Easter...

25 Mar 2015   News

Live-tweet of Gallipoli campaign

How would Australian soldiers, political leaders and the media have tweeted the Anzac experience if they...

6 Mar 2015   News

National Folk Festival Fun

Each year, folk musicians, singers, dancers, poets, performance artists, collector/performers converge upon the nation’s capital to...

12 Feb 2015   News

Hitting the books

Whether you’re commencing your studies or heading back for your final year, the National Library has...

29 Jan 2015   News

ALIA Library Lovers' Day

The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) has claimed Valentine's Day as its own, declaring it...

12 Dec 2014   News

2015 opening hours

Currently, the Library is operating under our summer opening hours. However, regular opening hours at the...

8 Dec 2014   News

January school holiday activities

Come in to the Library during the summer holidays and join us for some fun and...

5 Dec 2014   News

Mapping Our World wins best in show

Last summer's blockbuster exhibition, Mapping Our World: Terra Incognita to Australia has won the Major Festivals...

26 Nov 2014   News

New access to special collections

The Library's new Special Collections Reading Room will open on schedule on Monday 5 January 2015

20 Nov 2014   News

Which newspaper should be next?

We're teaming with Inside History Magazine to give you the opportunity to choose a newspaper to...

11 Nov 2014   News

Tell us what you really think

The Library has a range of publications and resources available for your enjoyment and learning. Each...

5 Nov 2014   News

Joseph Lycett—forger turned master

In 1811, artist Joseph Lycett was found guilty of forging bank notes and sentenced to 14...

30 Oct 2014   News

Where is the Green Sheep?

Is Where is the Green Sheep? a family favourite of yours? It’s one of ours. Prior...

21 Oct 2014   News

The Boy From Nowhere

Early in November, Mr Kerry Stokes will be joining us at the Library to share his...