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Discover curiosities, treasures and the latest inspiring stories from our community and inside the Library

01 July 2022

Non-fiction writing with Leah Jing McIntosh: Teen Writing Bootcamp

Writer Leah Jing McIntosh explored the art of non-fiction writing with a group of talented young teens.

14 June 2022

In conversation with Creative Fellow Veisinia Tonga

We caught up with 2022 Creative Fellow Veisinia Tonga to hear about her career path so far, and any words of wisdom she has for current students.

06 June 2022

Screenwriting with Nova Weetman: Teen Writing Bootcamp

Writer Nova Weetman explored the art of screenwriting with a group of talented young teens.

02 June 2022

A meticulous and tiny Goldfields diary

In this episode of Mystery Box, Senior Librarian Paul Dees unboxes a tiny diary written by Chinese gold digger Jong Ah Siug in the 1870s.

30 May 2022

Science writing with Alicia Sometimes: Teen Writing Bootcamp

In late April to mid-May 2022, writer, poet and broadcaster Alicia Sometimes explored the art of science writing with a group of talented young teens.

20 May 2022

A tour of the Riley & Ephemera Collection

Did you know that along with books, maps, realia and much more, the Library also collects political ephemera?

19 May 2022

Winter storytelling workshops

Discover the fun this winter with three interactive workshops.

06 May 2022

The Policy Pitch reading list: election special

The 2022 election campaign should be the starting gun for the race to build a better Australia.

03 May 2022

Georgina Humphries talks past creations and the environment

Explore the concept of transforming recyclable materials into craft projects with well-known public artist Georgina Humphries.

21 April 2022

Contemporary fiction with Emily Gale: Teen Writing Bootcamp

In March 2022, writer Emily Gale explored the art of contemporary fiction with a group of talented young teens.

14 April 2022

Own Voices writing with Nevo Zisin: Teen Writing Bootcamp

In March 2022, writer, performer and activist Nevo Zisin taught teens how to find their own voice and write with authenticity.

11 April 2022

Spark reading list: biotechnology

Take a deep dive into the topic of 'biotechnology' with these curated resources designed to expand your knowledge.