Courtyard closures 2018

Guide to accessing Newspaper, Family History, Arts, Australian History and Maps resources during temporary reading room closures in 2018.

We're relocating

From 24 August 2018 to 20 September the Newspaper and Family History Reading Room and the Arts Reading Room will be moving to beautiful new spaces. These moves are part of the Library's Vision 2020 redevelopment project.

During this time, most collection material, equipment and desks in these rooms will be unavailable. In many cases, alternative online or onsite access is available. For more information, see :

Staff will not have access to resources in the reading rooms, during these moves. Responses to research and collection inquiries may take longer than usual.

[Moving the Methodist Church, Cressy, with a traction engine], H87.52/120