News From NSLA Libraries 

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.

Libraries ACT

COOL Awards 2014

7 August 2014

The shortlist for the Canberra’s Own Outstanding List Awards has been released. If you are in years K-9 now is the time to start reading so you can vote for your favourite Aussie Children's...

State Library of Queensland

countdown to EKKA

5 August 2014

<p>It&#8217;s that time of year again and the countdown to <em>EKKA</em> is on! The Royal Queensland Show (Ekka) is Queensland&#8217;s largest annual event. Held over ten...

State Library of Queensland

Countdown to EKKA

5 August 2014

<p>It&#8217;s that time of year again and the countdown to EKKA is on! The Royal Queensland Show (Ekka) is Queensland&#8217;s largest annual event. Held over ten days each August, the...

State Library of New South Wales

Remarkable tale of intrepid 19th century female celebrity wins nation's richest biography award

4 August 2014

<p>An engrossing biography of Jane Franklin &ndash; indefatigable traveller and writer, formidable consort of Tasmanian governor and Arctic explorer Sir John Franklin &ndash; has won...

Libraries ACT

Changes to loans policy effective 1 March 2014

30 July 2014

From 1 March 2014, changes to the library loans policy have come into effect. This follows a review of the existing policy which indicated the need for penalties which are considered reasonable and...

State Library of Queensland

Multicultural resources

28 July 2014

<p>State Library of Queensland provides free access to many multicultural online resources – helping Queenslanders stay in touch with their cultures, family, friends and current information...

State Library of Queensland

Hot Modernism

23 July 2014

<p>Our exciting new Hot Modernism exhibition takes us back to the era of post-war development in Queensland, when fresh design ideas took hold and changed the architectural landscape of our...

State Library of Western Australia

More regional WA newspapers added to Trove

22 July 2014

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State Library of Victoria

Victor Hugo: Les Misérables – From Page to Stage now open

18 July 2014

<p><em>Victor Hugo: Les Misérables – From Page to Stage</em>, a world-first exhibition and the biggest ever staged by the State Library of Victoria, is now open.</p> <p>...

Libraries ACT

JP services unavailable Saturday 26 July

17 July 2014

JP services at Erindale will be unavailable on Saturday 26 July. A list of JP services is available on http://www.actjpa.org.au/how_can_i_find_a_jp_06may14.pdf

Libraries ACT

Book clubs survey 2014

14 July 2014

We know there are many book clubs in Canberra and want to know more about them. Please take a few minutes to complete our survey which includes questions about your book club experience, the types...

State Library of New South Wales

National Biography Award Shortlist announced

10 July 2014

<p>Six fascinating stories have been shortlisted in Australia&rsquo;s pre-eminent prize for biographical writing and memoir, the State Library of NSW announced TODAY [Thursday 10 July]....

State Library of Victoria

State Library welcomes new Creative Fellows – funds creative use of collections

2 July 2014

<p>The State Library of Victoria has announced the recipients of the 2014-15 Creative Fellowships, a program started eleven years ago to foster the creative use of the State Library’s...

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