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Lifelong learners

Discover an exciting range of courses, talks and workshops designed for learners of any age and stage of learning.

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Launch into Library Research: Using Maps for Historical Research CANCELLED

Thursday
Thu 17 Feb 2022
  • series: Lifelong learning

Maps can hold a wealth of information to enrich your history research or project.

  • Workshop
  • Free

Starting Family History Research

Wednesday
Wed 2 Mar 2022
  • series: Lifelong learning

Family history can reveal surprising and sometimes moving lost stories that enhance an individual’s understanding of who they are.

  • Talk
  • Online
  • Free

Where do I start? Discover your State Library online 

Thursday
Thu 24 Mar 2022
  • series: Lifelong learning

Whether you’re looking for a new book to read, a binge-worthy podcast, inspiring stories, or a fun activity to do at home — you can get all of this...

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  • Talk
  • Online
  • Free

Where do I start? Discover your State Library online

Thursday
Thu 23 Jun 2022
  • series: Lifelong learning

Whether you’re looking for a new book to read, a binge-worthy podcast, inspiring stories, or a fun activity to do at home — you can get all of this...

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  • Talk
  • Free

Where do I start? Discover your State Library 

Thursday
Thu 15 Sep 2022
  • series: Lifelong learning

Whether you’re looking for a new book to read, a binge-worthy podcast, inspiring stories, or a fun activity to do at home — you can get all of this...

Mitchell building
  • Workshop
  • Free

Starting Family History Research

Wednesday
Wed 9 Nov 2022
  • series: Lifelong learning

In this session librarians will introduce you to the State Library’s diverse family history collections.

  • Talk
  • Free

Where do I start? Discover your State Library

Thursday
Thu 24 Nov 2022
  • series: Lifelong learning

Whether you’re looking for a new book to read, a binge-worthy podcast, inspiring stories, or a fun activity to do at home — you can get all of this...

Mitchell building