Hear from 2021 Fellow, Russell McGregor, as he compiles a history of birdwatching in Australia from the late nineteenth century through to the present day.
28 Apr 2022
Author talk: The Idea of Australia
Julianne Schultz talks about her most recent book, which challenges our notions of what it means to be Australian and asks timely and urgent questions about our national identity.
28 Apr 2022
Curator talk: On Stage
Join Dr. Susannah Helman, curator of the On Stage exhibition, as she discusses collection highlights from the exhibition.
4 Mar 2022
Enlighten 2022: Illuminations and soundscape
Watch this year's Enlighten projections light up the National Library building.
17 Jan 2022
Curator tour: Illustrating the Antipodes
Join Dr Philip Jones and Guy Hansen as they explore highlights from the exhibition.
15 Dec 2021
Indian emigration passes to Fiji, 1879-1916
Family history research is often full of frustrating dead-ends or missing information, especially when records relating...
8 Dec 2021
Book launch: Wiradjuri Country
Join Author and Storyteller Larry Brandy as he shares a passage from his new book ‘Wiradjuri...
8 Nov 2021
Book launch: Mountains
Join Alasdair McGregor and Greg Mortimer OAM as they discuss Australia’s beautiful and diverse mountains.
29 Oct 2021
Book launch: Flight of the Budgerigar
The budgerigar is arguably Australia’s best known bird. Many don’t know, however, that the multicoloured bird...
28 Oct 2021
Digital is history: Preserving our digital collections
Floppy Disk. Magnetic Tape. CD-ROM. They’re probably not words you’ve heard recently, but chances are you...
8 Oct 2021
Collecting Fijian Australian stories
The experiences, images and voices of Fijian Australians are the subject of a collecting project by...
5 Oct 2021
Science at the Library: Programming robots
Join the Education team as they demonstrate some simple fun science experiments to do at home. Today, we're discussing robots.
5 Oct 2021
Science at the Library: Structural shapes
Join the Education team as they demonstrate some simple fun science experiments to do at home. Today, we explore structural shapes.
29 Sep 2021
Science at the Library: Library science
Join the Education team as they demonstrate some simple fun science experiments to do at home. Today, we discover the joy of library science.
28 Sep 2021
Science at the Library: Liquid rainbows
Join the Education team as they demonstrate some simple fun science experiments to do at home. Today we look at making rainbows at home.
13 Sep 2021
Australian Reading Hour 2021
This year, spend a portion of Australian Reading Hour reading along to The Great Book-swapping Machine with author Emma Allen.
30 Aug 2021
National Folk Fellow presentation 2020: Luke Byrnes and the Big Scrub Revival Band
Catch Luke Byrnes and the Big Scrub Revival Band's presentation and performance of folk music and...
30 Aug 2021
Fellowship presentation: Frank Hurley in Antarctica
Join the National Library of Australia's 2021 Creative Arts Fellow for Australian Writing, Dr Jordie Albiston...
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