The new books for January 2017 are now available to borrow, with new ebooks and audiobooks. We hope you enjoy them! New books may be borrowed for a period of two weeks only and may not be renewed. Books remain … Continued
Here’s where you’ll find all the latest Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts and Tom Keneally Centre news.
News & Updates
In November 2016, the Reverend Henry Carmichael, one of SMSA’s founders, was inducted into the International Adult and Continuing Education Hall of Fame.
The SMSA Library will be closed on Thursday, 26 January 2017 for the Australia Day holiday.
Discover SMSA’s Top 10 Books, 2016 Award Winners, authors and others who are Gone but Not Forgotten — and more with SMSA’s Summer Reading Guides!
Amendments to the By-Laws of the Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts were approved by members at a Special General Meeting held on 1 December 2016. The revised By-Laws can be downloaded here.
What were the Top 10 most popular books in the SMSA Library this year? Find out here, with our 2016 in Review: SMSA’s Top 10 Books. And don’t forget our BONUS Honorable Mentions; discover which book was the most reserved, … Continued
Looking for reading inspiration? Check out 2016 best books, drawn from the major literary awards and crime writing awards. Winners are shown in bold. Many of these prize winning books can be found in the SMSA Library Catalogue, using the links provided. … Continued
Looking for reading inspiration? Check out the SMSA’s most borrowed mystery & crime books for 2016.
2016 saw the loss of some of our biggest and best loved names from the arts and literature industries, including authors Harper Lee, Georgia Blain and Umberto Eco and performers David Bowie and Prince. Their memory will live on through their works. … Continued
Have you tried SMSA’s eBooks and Audiobooks yet? You can read them on your PC, ereader, tablet or smartphone, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. They’re the easiest and most convenient way to carry all your favourite publications at once. … Continued
Discover SMSA’s top 10 most borrowed Non-Fiction books for 2016.
Want to know what SMSA Members were reading this year? Find out what were the top 10 most borrowed books in General Fiction.