Adelaide Ghosts and Ghouls Walking Tour
The tour explores the stories behind Adelaide’s alleged hauntings and crimes,…
The tour explores the stories behind Adelaide’s alleged hauntings and crimes,…
The Media Lab is a place where digital masterpieces will be created and where the latest…
What's on in the Adelaide City Libraries? We play host to a multitude of events for all ages and abilities throughout the year at the City Library, Hutt St and North Adelaide Library. Maybe come to an art exhibition or run one yourself? Find out how to stay in touch with family and friends via your devices in our Digital Hub? Create and record music in the Media Lab? Discover the evolving world of 3D printing in our Innovation Lab? Why not create, connect, inspire at the Adelaide City Libraries today...
The tour explores the stories behind Adelaide’s alleged hauntings and crimes, while shedding light on some our city’s more chilling history. The tour is a collaboration between paranormal investigator Allen Tiller, sound recordist Anthony Frith, and Adelaide City Libraries. It was designed and developed based on research from Allen’s history residency at the libraries in 2016, along with a range of ghost stories brought forward via public consultation sessions.
Do you want to preserve your important memories for future generations? Do you have old family photos, slides or negatives you would like to digitise? Why not book a one-on-one session with our History Hub volunteer to learn how to use our top of the range Epson Pro scanner.
Come along to our Hutt Street Library Lego Club. Every Wednesday from 3.45pm to 4.45pm...
Learn conversational Spanish for your next holiday or simply for a new challenge!
Join us at the City Library on the First Friday of the Month for our popular Recycled Reads Booksale.
A series of creative projects by people of all ages, inspired by exploring the arts and owning one's own future. These are our stories, our hidden talents, our exploration and our expression.
Got a question about researching your family history? Not sure where to start? The History Hub volunteers may be able to help. You can book a one-on-one session with a volunteer to learn how to search the library's genealogy resources or to get assistance with the next step in your research.
You might have played video games, but have you ever thoughts of making your own? Have a fantastic idea that you absolutely have to create? Come along to this session, where we’ll get you started with the basics of how to create a game in Unity (delivered by a current game developer!), think about game design in an interactive fashion, and much more!
Drop by and visit Dr Maarten Daudeij as he works on his Francis Street Laneway smart artwork. This piece will speak of the Hero's journey; the story of losing one's way in the forest, the desert, in the infinite stories and libraries of the world and finally coming back to oneself. It is the story of every human's searching. This partly virtual installation will combine music, virtual art and augmented reality.
Are you interested in creating your own stop motion animation masterpiece? Our friendly volunteer is ready to help get you started in these individual workshops!
Ever wondered if you might get super powers or if Superman could really lift that car? Find out about the science behind what makes people super!
Leonardo Da Vinci was more than just a great artist - he was a brilliant scientist as well! Help us commemorate the 500th anniversary of his death by learning all about his genius in life.
Want to know more about the weather and whether your carbon footprint is making a difference? Come along and learn more about this important topic.
The South Australian Living Artists Festival (SALA) is just around the corner! The City Library is seeking an emerging curator to work their magic on our 2019 SALA exhibition. Applications are now open.
Francis Street has been transformed into a place of discovery - the Francis Street Forest! For the month of March, the street will be adorned with plants, trees, lights and sounds for all to enjoy! Join us for an array of exciting activities.
Girls are underrepresented in STEM subjects at school, while women remain underrepresented in STEM careers. Join speakers from the Australian Institute for Machine Learning and industry in a talk about changing the narrative to attract (and retain) girls to STEM subjects and encourage them on a trajectory towards long-term careers in tech. Find out how important it to invest in resilience, promote inclusivity and encourage innovation in order to close this gap.
Learn all about the ins and outs of stage performance from our first ever Actor in Residence, James McCluskey Garcia. This new series, running from April to June, offers a range of practical workshops and/or one-on-one sessions to guide you through the world of analysis, creative expression and performance.
Would you like to create a customised egg or a cute rabbit for Easter? Come and join us in this friendly workshop and learn how to use a 3D pen to add some flair to your Easter!
Social contract theories get a bad press. They suggest that the power of government to enact and enforce laws rests on the consent of the governed. But citizens rarely if ever agree to the laws that regulate them, and it would be impossible to govern if actual agreement was required. So social contract theory suggests that most actions of government are illegitimate. Most of the obvious attempts to repair this problem (e.g. implied consent through enjoying the benefits of government, treating parliament as an agent of electoral consent etc) problems aren't persuasive. In this talk I'll suggest that nonetheless social contract theory is the most powerful basis we have for a theory of justice and legitimate government. And it has a lot to say about social and personal life in general.
Learn to create a self-watering herb planter using recycled materials.
Want to know more about our beloved Adelaide Parklands? The History Hub Team is hosting a group discussion covering insights into our unique parklands, how it was designed and changed over times and many other fascinating stories.
Join Artist in Residence Dr Maarten Daudeij for this hands-on workshop and learn to recognise how working with materials can extend regular thinking.
Join Artist in Residence Dr Maarten Daudeij for this hands-on workshop broadening the Natural World through Mobile 3D Scanning Applications, and create digital artworks through 3D scanning.
Get involved in ordering new books from the comfort of your own home! All you need is an Internet enabled device and some free time between Friday 5 April and Sunday 14 April to select new titles for our collection.
Come along to a free information session about the Australian Volunteers Program.
Writers SA and Adelaide City Libraries invites you to join us at our new, free monthly meet-up. We'll meet on the last Wednesday evening of each month to discuss a different genre or form of writing.
Experience an exhibition of painting, drawing, handcrafts and sculpture by the talented Adelaide community.
Come along to the City Library Lego Club and let your imagination run wild.
Fun, interactive sessions of stories, songs and rhymes for babies and children aged 0-5 years at Adelaide City Libraries during School Terms.
The Media Lab is a place where digital masterpieces will be created and where the latest equipment and technology can bring to life documentaries, short films, animation, soundscapes, photography and graphic design.
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