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Raiders of the Lost Archive A Trunk Full of Books

Raiders of the Lost Archive: A Trunk Full of Books

Date: 16 January 2018 to 25 January 2018

Time: 10:30 to 11:30am

Location: Circulating Library, Institute Building

Note: $15 per ticket | Suitable for ages: 10 to 15 years

A high-stakes curatorial cold case! When the clock starts, your team will have one hour to crack the clues and hunt down the hidden secrets throughout the Library. With a live leader board, cryptic clues, surprise challenges and a roaming curator you'll have to think quickly to defeat teams of rival adventurers.

Discover Citizen Science Workshops for people over 50 years old

Discover citizen science workshops

Date: 23 January 2018 to 30 January 2018

Time: 10am to 12pm

Location: Hetzel Lecture Theatre, Institute Building

Note: Free, bookings essential

Join Dr Philip Roetman and learn how you can help create new proteins to prevent or treat disease, discover new planets, or track the changes in plants and animals. Free workshops for people aged 50 and over.

Workshops held at the State Library: Tuesday 23 and 30 January.

Cartoons speak louder than words In conversation

Cartoons speak louder than words: in conversation

Date: 23 January 2018

Time: 6 to 7pm

Location: Hetzel Lecture Theatre, Institute Building

Note: Free, bookings essential

Join cartoonists John Stoneham and Peter Broelman, and political research and satire Professor Flinders University Robert Phiddian in conversation.

Cartoons speak louder than words In conversation

Cartooning workshops with Stonie

Date: 31 January 2018 to 14 February 2018

Time: 5:30 to 7:30pm

Location: Hetzel Lecture Theatre, Institute Building

Note: Ages 18 & over. Free, bookings essential

Cartooning is probably one of the last forms of freehand drawing with no boundaries. Cartoonists express themselves and develop their own styles just by being shown the basics of drawing on any surface with their medium of choice be it pencil, brush, pen or computer tablet.

Join John Stoneham, professional cartoonist, for three workshops over three weeks. The program will cover the basics of cartooning, cartoon publishing, advertising and computer methods of cartooning.

Three dates: Wednesday's 31 January, 7 and 14 February 2018.

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The Friends of the State Library of South Australia offer a variety of interesting events throughout the year, including their regular event Wednesdays @ One.

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