April 22, 2016
This week we’re celebrating the book across the ages, from the ancient to the avant-garde with a selection of books from our Mirror of the World exhibition.
October 9, 2015
Collection, Exhibitions, News:
To mark the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll’s beloved children’s book, the first edition of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is going on display in our free Mirror of the World exhibition.
June 5, 2015
Arts, Visual arts:
Anna Welch introduces us to an art magazine that is itself a work of art
February 12, 2015
Arts, Exhibitions, Visual arts:
Anna Welch introduces us to some of the great poets of the First World War, currently highlighted in The Mirror of the World exhibition
January 15, 2015
This year, Mirror of the World features a selection of works by William Burroughs (1914–1997), who, in the centenary year of his birth, still casts a long shadow on literary and cultural landscapes.
November 26, 2014
Currently on display in Mirror of the World is a 1570 English edition of Sebastian Brant’s famous German satire The Ship of Fools.
October 10, 2014
Anna from the History of the Book collection will be highlighting some of the new treasures to be found in our Mirror of the World exhibition over the next few… Read More ›
September 12, 2013
About us, Exhibitions, News:
Last night CEO and State Librarian Sue Roberts spoke with Lindy Burns on ABC Radio 774 about love poetry and one of the Library’s most treasured and mysterious books, a… Read More ›