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21 Sep 2012   News

Hilary McPhee: A Celebration

The Friends of the National Library will celebrate the life and work of editor, author and publisher Hilary McPhee in a special event on Sunday 14 October.

14 Sep 2012   News

Changes to National Library car parking

From Monday 17 September 2012, the car park immediately south of the National Library of Australia will become three-hour limited parking.

11 Sep 2012   News

It's All Relative: Sharing Stories from Family History

Don't miss the Library's special family history seminar, featuring talks by historians, writers, journalists and media makers.

4 Sep 2012   News

The Great Book Swap

Join Children's Laureate Boori Monty Pryor and support the Indigenous Literary Foundation at the National Library of Australia on Saturday 15 September.

16 Aug 2012   News

Apply now for a Japan Study Grant

Applications are now open for the National Library's Japan Study Grants.

9 Aug 2012   News

Summer scholarships now open

Are you a young researcher? Applications are now open for the Library's Summer Scholarship program.

23 Jul 2012   News

Changes to car parking

The Patrick White Lawns (temporary lakeside car park) will close from 5 pm Friday 3 August 2012.

16 Jul 2012   News

Get started at the Library online

The Library has just posted four animated web videos to help you get started with our collections and services.

12 Jul 2012   News

Picture Australia now in Trove

The National Library has integrated Picture Australia into Trove, its award-winning free discovery service.

12 Jul 2012   News

Picture Australia now in Trove

The National Library has integrated Picture Australia into its award-winning free discovery service Trove.

9 Jul 2012   News

Eric Rolls Memorial Lecture

A Meander Down a River or Two – How Water Defines Our Continent and Its Future.

9 Jul 2012   News

Tours on offer at the Library

Visitors to the Library can enjoy a variety of free tours – from a look at behind the scenes to a guided tour of our exhibition galleries.

9 Jul 2012   News

Eric Rolls Memorial Lecture

A Meander Down a River or Two – How Water Defines Our Continent and Its Future. Acclaimed environmental scientist, Professor Richard Kingsford, explores the challenges of managing our rivers in the second lecture in honour of author Eric Rolls.

9 Jul 2012   News

Rare natural history artworks on show

An exhibition of extraordinary natural history paintings and drawings by Australia’s first professional artist, John William Lewin (1770-1819) is on show at the National Library of Australia.

22 Jun 2012   News

The Great Australian Emptiness

On the final day of The Life of Patrick White exhibition, join our panel as they explore how Australia has changed since White wrote his seminal essay, Prodigal Son.

18 Jun 2012   News

Tours on offer at the Library

Visitors to the Library can enjoy a variety of free tours – from a look at behind the scenes to a guided tour of our exhibition galleries.

15 Jun 2012   News

Multicultural newspapers now available online

Newspapers that tell Australia’s multicultural stories in their own language are now available online through the Library's award-winning Trove discovery service.

12 Jun 2012   News

Patrick White's Record Collection

This Sunday enjoy an entertaining evening with soprano Greta Bradman and pianist Amir Farid while they perform music that inspired and was inspired by the works of Patrick White.