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Join us for insightful presentations and delightful cupcakes to celebrate Stanton Library’s Diamond Jubilee.

North Sydney Council Historian Dr Ian Hoskins, Museums of History NSW Research Curator Michael Lech and State Librarian Dr Caroline Butler-Bowdon will discuss the history, architecture and interior design of Stanton Library, within the context of the past, present and future significance of public libraries.

Afternoon tea will be provided.

Full presentation titles:

  • A history of libraries in North Sydney and the construction of Stanton Library
    Dr Ian Hoskins, North Sydney Council Historian
  • On 1960s design trends and the work of Marion Hall Best
    Michael Lech, Research Curator, Museums of History NSW
  • On the past, present and future importance of public libraries
    Dr Caroline Butler-Bowdon, State Librarian, State Library of NSW