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Shapes, colours and designs

Wednesday
Wed 29 Sep 2021
  • series: Kids at the Library

Join artist Emily Mierisch and have some fun with patterning and design.

Stained glass
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Leaping into Waterfalls

Wednesday
Wed 29 Sep 2021
  • series: Author Talks

Celebrate Bernadette Brennan's latest release, Leaping into Waterfalls, which explores the rich, tumultuous life of Gillian Mears, one of Australia...

Author Bernadette Brennan holding a copy of book Leaping into Waterfalls
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Meet an illustrator: Christina Huynh

Thursday
Thu 30 Sep 2021
  • series: Author Talks
  • series: Kids at the Library

Join the fabulous Christina Huynh as she discusses her beautiful illustrations for Grandma’s Treasured Shoes.

Illustrator Christina Huynh
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Stories at Noon with Amelia McInerney

Thursday
Thu 30 Sep 2021
  • series: Storytime
  • series: Kids at the Library

Bring a ray of sunshine to your day and have a giggle with Amelia McInerney!

Amelia McInerney and her book, "Who Fed Zed?"
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Drawing with Andrea

Thursday
Thu 30 Sep 2021
  • series: Kids at the Library

Start with a squiggle and end up with an artwork.

Squiggle drawing of a dog
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The B List with Bri Lee and Sarah Dingle

Thursday
Thu 30 Sep 2021
  • series: The B List bookclub

Each month Bri is in conversation with a contemporary author followed by a Q&A session. Author Sarah Dingle joins the book club to talk about...

Bri Lee holding the book Brave New Humans
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Author talk with Felicity Castagna

Friday
Fri 1 Oct 2021
  • series: Author Talks
  • series: Kids at the Library

Felicity Castagna will discuss her latest book and answer all your burning questions

Headshot Felicity Castagna
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The Great Recycling Challenge!

Friday
Fri 1 Oct 2021
  • series: Kids at the Library

Raid your recycling bin, grab some sticky tape, a glue stick and scissors and join The Great Recycling Challenge.

Recyclable materials
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Drought, flood, heat, dust: living with extremes in arid Australia

Tuesday
Tue 5 Oct 2021
  • series: Scholar Talks

Dr Rebecca Jones, CH Currey Fellow 2020, explores historical adaptations to extreme weather in arid Australia.  

Camels at Belalii, 1950. 
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History Matters: commissioned histories

Wednesday
Wed 6 Oct 2021

This month in History Matters we consider the multifaceted role of the commissioned historian.

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Reinvention with Kathryn Heyman and Jenny Valentish

Thursday
Thu 7 Oct 2021
  • series: Author Talks

Kathryn Heyman and Jenny Valentish discuss the power and potential of reinvention — the ‘how’ as well as the ‘why’. 

headshot of Kathryn Heyman and Jenny Valentish
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Storytime Online with Shelly Unwin

Monday
Mon 11 Oct 2021
  • series: Schools
  • series: Storytime

Join us for a space adventure and a baddie chase as author Shelly Unwin shares her books Blast Off! and There’s a Baddie Running Through This Book.

Author Shelly Unwin