News: friends of the library

Indigenous inclusion in the Anzac legend

Come along to a Friends of the Library Lunchtime Discovery Event on Thursday 6 August with the joint winner of the 2019 Hugh Martin Weir Prize, Rachel Caines.

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Friends of the Library event - Long Flight Home

The final Friends of the Library event for 2019, on Wednesday 20 November, will be a conversation with Lainie Anderson, author of Long Flight Home - a meticulously researched novelisation of the first flight from England to Australia by the Smith brothers, which celebrated its centenary this year.

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Friends of the Library event, Stardust and Golden

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Join us on Thursday 31 October for a Friends of the Library event, with author Doug McEachern on his novel Stardust and Golden.

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Madrigal Mystery Tour

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You are invited to enjoy the beautiful acoustics of the Barr Smith Library Reading Room for the Madrigal Mystery Tour by the renowned Lumina Vocal Ensemble on Sunday 1 September.

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Event 25 July: The Kaurna children's letters of 1840-1843

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The Kaurna Children’s Letters 1840-1843 to the Dresden Mission Society are an important historical collection held at the University of Adelaide library. Come along to this lunchtime discovery event to hear Associate Professor Rob Amery speak on the significance of these letters and their journey to the library.

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Event 16 May: The people's poet transformed

Join legendary poet Geoff Goodfellow, in conversation with Garry Costello, former Chief Education Officer SA, at the latest Friends of the Library event on Thursday 16 May.

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