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COVID-19 update: All Library events have been temporarily cancelled. See updates here.

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EVENT CANCELLED Susannah Fullerton - The Great Gatsby

Wednesday
Wednesday, 13 May 2020 - 11am to 12pm
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EVENT CANCELLED Literary expert Susannah Fullerton revisits of three classic American novels and their authors.

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Fellowships Information Session

Monday
Monday, 18 May 2020 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
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Join us to learn about the Fellowship opportunities at the State Library of New South Wales.

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EVENT CANCELLED Susannah Fullerton - Gone with the Wind

Wednesday
Wednesday, 20 May 2020 - 11am to 12pm
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EVENT CANCELLED Literary expert Susannah Fullerton revisits of three classic American novels and their authors.

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EVENT CANCELLED This month’s book is The Weekend by award winning author Charlotte Wood.

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Starting Family Research at the State Library

Thursday
Thursday, 4 June 2020 - 10:30am to 12pm
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In this session librarians will introduce you to the State Library’s diverse family history collections.

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Launch into Library Research: Industrial Sydney

Thursday
Thursday, 18 June 2020 - 10am to 4:30pm
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Explore the early days of industrial Sydney.

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Eresources in Depth: EBSCO & Gale

Thursday
Thursday, 2 July 2020 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
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This hands-on workshop will help you get the most out of EBSCO and Gale databases.

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Rare Books: The Natural World

Thursday
Thursday, 23 July 2020 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
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Join us for a librarian-led exploration of the natural world through the pages of the Library’s rare book collection.

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Launch into Library Research: Family History Insights

Thursday
Thursday, 6 August 2020 - 10am to 3:45pm
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Know the basics and ready to take your research further?

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The Art of Illustrating Picture Books

Saturday
Saturday, 8 August 2020 - 9am to 3pm
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Join Bethany Macdonald, author, illustrator and artist, for a hands-on workshop exploring the art of illustrating picture books.

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Special back of house tour

Thursday
Thursday, 20 August 2020 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
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Have you ever wondered what goes on in the backrooms and stacks of the State Library?

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Where do I start? Discover the State Library

Thursday
Thursday, 3 September 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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Come along and ask us your questions.

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Treasures of Trove

Thursday
Thursday, 24 September 2020 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
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Learn how to access digitised newspapers and local history information on Trove.

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