Our Story: Biography Book Group
New program at the ACT Heritage Library exploring autobiography, biography and memoir genres presented by local authors.
The ACT Heritage Library is located at 255 Canberra Ave, Fyshwick. It is open 9.30am-5pm Monday to Friday, and 10am-4pm on Saturday.
To demonstrate the wide-ranging collections, and the library’s pivotal role in supporting the heritage and history of the Canberra community, the ACT Heritage Library is launching a new program series, a Biography Book Club.
The ACT Heritage Library aims to enhance the appreciation of Canberra’s community history by collecting and preserving the records of the Australian Capital Territory, and make them available to the public through exhibitions, programs, and events.
The Biography Book Club celebrates just one of the ACT Heritage Library’s ongoing collaborations with community organisations, in this case the National Centre for Biography at ANU and Marion, previously known as the ACT Writer’s Centre.
The program will be held on the second Saturday of each month from February to November. Local authors and moderators representing multicultural, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island, LGBTQIA+, disability, family, and other elements of the community will be scheduled every month.
In February we are thrilled to have Subhash Jaireth and Jacqui Malins discussing Spinoza's Overcoat, which you can find in the catalogue here or just come along and listen.