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Media Releases

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26 September 2019

Donation of rare book to Libraries Tasmania

The presentation of the rare book; ‘South Pole: The British Antarctic Exhibition 1910 – 1913’, donated to Libraries Tasmania by Trevor Miller, will be made on Thursday 26 September 2019.

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17 September 2019

Take the time – Australian Reading Hour

Libraries Tasmania has so many ways for you to read this year on Australian Reading Hour on Thursday September 19 2019.

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19 August 2019

Reading is My Secret Power: Children’s Book Week

Children’s Book Week 2019 runs from 17 to 23 August, and this year Libraries Tasmania is celebrating in many ways.

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14 August 2019

Libraries Tasmania and Australian libraries join forces to build national digital collection

Libraries Tasmania has been part of a world-first collaboration to build an Australian digital collection of books alongside other national, state and territory libraries.

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31 July 2019

National Family History Month

During the month of August, Libraries Tasmania is celebrating National Family History Month to showcase resources and activities focused on genealogy, family history and related subjects.

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28 June 2019

Libraries Tasmania continues to remove barriers to reading

As part of Libraries Tasmania’s new approach to removing barriers to reading, the cost for members to belong to its Book Groups service will be completely removed from 1 July 2019.

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26 June 2019

Libraries Tasmania and the Australian Children’s Laureate Foundation present Morris Gleitzman in Tasmania.

Libraries Tasmania organised the Morris Gleitzman Writing Competition for Grade 5 and 6 students in the run-up to Morris Gleitzman’s visit to Tasmania on 26 and 27 June 2019.

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23 May 2019

'Smart Locker' is the way to go!

Libraries Tasmania has installed a 'Smart Locker' at Chigwell Child and Family Centre.

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