Archive for December, 2010

Rod Marsh: adoption stories and surprises

December 9, 2010

Family history events, Family matters:

I am always fascinated by the twists and turns of family history. The unfolding story of Rod Marsh’s adopted father and his family in the latest episode of Who do… Read More ›

Christmas Music in Arts

Christmas Music in Arts

December 9, 2010

Music, Rare Books & Arts:

With Christmas fast approaching, the Listening Posts in Arts are alive with festive sounds.   Listening Post 4 – the Christmas Channel, and Listening Post 7 – the Choral Channel, include the following… Read More ›

Catalogue upgrade this weekend – service disruption

December 8, 2010

Announcements, Library services, News, Uncategorized:

The Library’s catalogue will be upgraded between 5.30pm on Friday 10 December and 10am Monday 13 December. During this time some services will be unavailable.

The art of a great strip…not what you think!

The art of a great strip…not what you think!

December 5, 2010

Comic books, Rare Books & Arts:

No prizes for guessing the theme that leapt (faster than a speeding bullet) off the new books shelf this week!  The rise of the graphic novel continues apace, but it’s good… Read More ›

Australian Women’s Weekly now online

December 2, 2010

Family matters, Websites:

The iconic Australian Women’s Weekly is now available to peruse at your pleasure. The National Library has digitized early editions of the Australian Women’s Weekly from 1933 – 1982, available… Read More ›