Are you one of those people who can’t put down a good book?Join fellow booklovers from around Perth to hear one of Australia’s finest writers, Kate Grenville.
Kate will be discussing her latest novel Sarah Thornhill and her writing career. Sarah Thornhill is the third work in her historical fiction trilogy, and a tale of family secrets, set in historic Hawkesbury.
This is the first author talk in a series of three the State Library is proud to present to Perth booklovers.
State Library of WA Theatre
Wednesday 14 September 2011
5.45pm for 6.00 start
The talk is FREE, but bookings are essential: please call 9427 3111 to book your place. For further information, see authors at the state library 2011-web.
Found at the State Library.
Birth certificate for Levi Duxbury, son of Jabez and Sarah Duxbury, who was born in Leeds, Yorkshire, England in 1874. The certificate was issued in 1935.
If this is your certificate it can be claimed from lost property at the Welcome Desk on the Ground floor of the Library.
Pieces on the AMEB Flute Manual Lists are now listed on our website with direct links to our catalogue. Save some time and spend it fluting and tooting rather than endlessly clicking. We have done the navigating for you.
If you are the flautist in the above photo, we would love to hear from you and put a name to the face.
The Odditoreum has attracted lots of visitors already, and many of them have enjoyed the chance to create their own whimsical labels – check them out on our Flickr page http://www.flickr.com/photos/7652746@N06/5980612336/in/set-72157627166790405/
Note that you can also take photos of yourself as part of the Odditoreum exhibition…and discover some of the quirkier items from the SLWA collection, too!
Are you able to tell us the name of this West Perth footballer photographed in Perth in 1969?
- 341989PD: Unknown West Perth footballer, 1969
Finally, pieces on the AMEB piano syllabus are easier to find at the State Library. We have listed all pieces from Grade 4 upwards and linked these through to our catalogue. There are less clicks for you and you don’t have to translate the syllabus into library language. It’s all been done for you! Find the list here. More instruments will follow.