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  • Talk
  • Online
  • Free

History Matters: Digital & Multimedia Histories

Wednesday
Wed 3 Nov 2021

For our final History Matters, we will discuss the creative applications of history and oral testimonies in digital and multimedia projects.

  • Virtual excursion
  • Free

'The Best Cat, the Est Cat' Book Launch

Thursday
Thu 4 Nov 2021
  • series: Schools
  • series: Author Talks

Join our online launch of the picture book  published by State Library NSW. 

The Best Cat, the Est Cat book cover
  • Virtual excursion
  • Free

Kickstart your research for Society & Culture

Thursday
Thu 4 Nov 2021
  • series: HSC help!
  • series: Schools

Get ready to research for your Society & Culture Personal Interest Project. 

  • Virtual excursion
  • Free

Spotlight on Shakespeare

Friday
Fri 5 Nov 2021
  • series: Schools

This interactive experience will inspire your students to learn more about the great playwright, William Shakespeare! 

  • Virtual excursion
  • Free

Rush for Gold

Monday
Mon 8 Nov 2021
  • series: Schools

Join the rush to learn about striking it lucky in the 1850s. 

  • Virtual excursion
  • Free

History Skills: Evaluating Sources

Tuesday
Tue 9 Nov 2021
  • series: Schools

Learn how to think like a historian in this skills-focused virtual excursion. 

Paintings on blue wall
  • Virtual excursion
  • Free

Amazing Women in Australian History

Tuesday
Tue 9 Nov 2021
  • series: Schools

From government to literature, civil rights to agriculture, this line-up of women has a big story to tell.

portraits of five women
  • Virtual excursion
  • Free

Kickstart your research for History

Tuesday
Tue 9 Nov 2021
  • series: HSC help!
  • series: Schools

Tips from research specialists to help you research for your historical analysis or major project

An illustration of three people sitting on a stack of books
  • Talk
  • Online
  • Free

Thomas Jefferson’s gardens

Tuesday
Tue 9 Nov 2021
  • series: A Foreign Country: Travels through the Past

This talk is presented as part of 'A Foreign Country: Travels through the Past', a series of fortnightly lectures hosted by the State Library on...

Black and white image of lady reading as a desk
  • Workshop
  • Online

Starting Family History Research

Wednesday
Wed 10 Nov 2021
  • series: Lifelong learning

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

  • Virtual excursion
  • Free

Kickstart your research for Aboriginal Studies

Wednesday
Wed 10 Nov 2021
  • series: HSC help!
  • series: Schools

Learn how to research for your Aboriginal Studies major project and access free online resources. 

  • Onsite
  • Free

Semut

Thursday
Thu 11 Nov 2021
  • series: Author Talks

Join us this Remembrance Day at the Library, as we welcome author Christine Helliwell to talk about her book Semut.

Author Christine Helliwell holding a copy of her book Semut