Bookings are now open for Libraries for the People: The 11th Australian Library History Forum at the State Library of NSW on 18-19 November 2014.
As part of our celebration program for the 75th anniversary of the NSW Library Act 1939, this year’s forum will focus on the development of public libraries in Australia. Speakers include current and former library staff, consultants, academics and researchers. Topics include governance and legislation, personalities, services to indigenous communities, library referenda and public library predecessors and competitors.
A full program and booking information is available at: http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/events/events_talks/events/libraries_for_the_People.html
Book your place before 12 September to secure the early bird rate of $140 (full price $220).
Audiences in the past have included a wide range of people with an interest in libraries and books, including librarians, historians, library educators, students and library ‘friends’.