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Libraries ACT

Independent Reading Groups 2015

19 September 2014

Applications are now open for independent reading groups wishing to apply to use selected titles from the Libraries ACT collection. Get your applications in quick as titles are in great demand!

State Library of Western Australia

Early Perth photograph album digitised

18 September 2014

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Libraries ACT

Meet author Graeme Simsion

15 September 2014

Meet Graeme Simsion, author of The Rosie Project. He'll be at Belconnen Library talking about the sequel, The Rosie Effect, at 12.30 pm on Tuesday 14 October. Bookings are essential and places...

State Library of Queensland

Download high resolution images from our collection for free

15 September 2014

<p>Immediate access to 60,000 high resolution historic and contemporary Queensland images is now available free from State Library of Queensland. Out-of-copyright and Creative Commons-licenced...

State Library of Queensland

Light Horse Commemoration Ride

15 September 2014

<p>A spectacular commemorative ride of up to 100 horses from the Australian Light Horse Association will take place through Brisbane streets from 5pm on Saturday 27 September. The parade will...

State Library of Queensland

National Parkinson’s Month

10 September 2014

<p>September is National Parkinson’s Month, raising awareness of Parkinson’s Disease, its symptoms, treatments, the services and support available to sufferers and carers, and the research...

Libraries ACT

Library website unavailable

8 September 2014

The library website will be unavailable between 11 pm Wednesday 10 September and 3 am Thursday 11 September due to essential maintenance. The library catalogue can still be accessed via the direct...

State Library of New South Wales

Winners announced for 2014 NSW Premier's History Awards

5 September 2014

<p>The 2014 NSW Premier&rsquo;s History Awards, offering $75,000 in prize money, were announced <strong>TONIGHT [5 September 2014</strong>] at the State Library of NSW, as part...

State Library of Queensland

GEM STORIES

3 September 2014

<p>A great bonus for librarians helping people with their enquiries or research is that we come across some fascinating facts, intriguing tales about people and families, and amazing stories...

Libraries ACT

Closed for Public Holidays

29 August 2014

All library branches and the mobile library will be closed for the Family and Community Day public holiday, Monday 29 September 2014, and the Labor Day public holiday, Monday 06 October 2014.

State Library of New South Wales

Prized Australian history heads to Dubbo

29 August 2014

<p>Captain Cook&rsquo;s shoe buckles and rare Indigenous word lists are among the extraordinary items from the State Library&rsquo;s world-renowned collection heading to Dubbo from 3-4...

Libraries ACT

Christmas Book Appeal

26 August 2014

LAST CHANCE: Support disadvantaged children by giving them a book to own, nourishing their love of reading. Do this by donating new books at any Libraries ACT branch this August.

Libraries ACT

Win two tickets to Bell Shakespeare's The Dream

22 August 2014

Bell Shakespeare has provided Libraries ACT with a double-pass to give away to the evening session of The Dream next Friday 29 August at the Canberra Theatre Centre. Write an original haiku...

Libraries ACT

Online catalogue temporarily down

21 August 2014

We're currently experiencing a problem with our online catalogue and staff are working to fix it as soon as possible. If you need to renew items while that happens you can phone the library to...

Libraries ACT

Read for pleasure and share a book for The Reading Hour

15 August 2014

Share a book! Reading can be incredibly fun and rewarding no matter how old you are. Sharing a book with your child, ten minutes a day, an hour a week will help prepare them success later in life....

State Library of Queensland

Libraries and structural change; Post 5

11 August 2014

<p>These are things I keep banging on about: that libraries continue to evoke a powerful sense of promise; that not much more than twenty years ago the promise of libraries was fairly readily...

State Library of Queensland

It’s Ekka time! What are your memories?

11 August 2014

<p>The Ekka has arrived and is in full swing, inspiring us to look back at the history of this unique event that holds a special place in the hearts of Queenslanders from both city and country...

State Library of Queensland

It’s time to celebrate fashion

11 August 2014

<h2><strong>Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival</strong></h2> <p>Brisbane’s beautifully refurbished City Hall is gearing up to host the iconic Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival...

State Library of New South Wales

Shortlists announced for 2014 NSW Premier's History Awards

11 August 2014

<p>The Premier of NSW, the Honourable Mike Baird MP <strong>today [Monday 11 August]</strong> announced the shortlist for the 2014 NSW Premier&rsquo;s History Awards.</p...

Libraries ACT

Online catalogue and PC reservations unavailable

8 August 2014

On Sunday 10 August Libraries ACT’s online catalogue and PC reservations will be unavailable for approximately half an hour commencing at 9.55 am. We apologise for the inconvenience.

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