18 Nov, 2019 at 6:00 PM
Anyone who has a book collection and a garden wants for nothing .” – Cicero Bibliophile Rex Nan Kivell agreed with Cicero. He spent his life collecting rare books now generously shared with Australian...
Monday at 6:00 PM
19 Nov, 2019 at 6:00 PM
Australia is home to an incredible wealth of eighteenth and nineteenth century musical collections brought here during the early days of colonisation. Initially used in domestic music settings they we...
Tuesday at 6:00 PM
27 Nov, 2019 at 1:00 PM
Discover the library's enchanting performing arts collections and learn how to best search and access these collections.
Wednesday at 1:00 PM
28 Nov, 2019 at 6:00 PM
Join award-winning author Helen Ennis as she shares her experience with Alex Sloan about writing the moving and powerful biography of modernist photographer, Olive Cotton. Olive Cotton was a significa...
Thursday at 6:00 PM
3 Dec, 2019 at 5:00 PM
NLA Friends Members Christmas Shopping Night20% OFF ALL STOCK* - exclusive to NLA Friends Membership holders.*some exclusions apply
Tuesday at 5:00 PM
10 Dec, 2019 at 12:30 PM
What is the relationship between Christianity, ‘sorcery’ and Western medicine in the South Pacific? Given the current upsurge of violence against accused-sorcerers throughout Melanesia, this question ...
Tuesday at 12:30 PM
12 Dec, 2019 at 6:00 PM
Join two world-class writers and old friends, Garth Nix and Felicity Packard as they discuss their childhood and University years growing up in Canberra, to their most recent venture together, working...