Off Broadway Precinct

Off Broadway Precinct

A new home for Sydney’s independent artists will be launched on the 11th of September as part of this year’s Sydney Fringe Festival. The Off Broadway Precinct will stretch from Annandale to Leichardt along the Parramatta Road  and will comprise artist studios, performance spaces, small bars and creative industries. Free live music, talks, food and drink […]

DCE Library Spring Vacation Opening Hours

The Spring vacation is almost here! DCE Library Vacation Opening Hours will be as follows: Monday 19 September- Thursday 22 September 9.30am-4.00pm Friday 23 September CLOSED Monday 26 September – Thursday 29 September 9.30am-4.00pm Friday 30 September CLOSED Monday 3 October (PUBLIC HOLIDAY) CLOSED And yes, you can borrow over the holiday but to avoid getting […]

Need copyright free music for your animation or video?

  ccMixter.org is a community music site that promotes remix culture and makes samples, remixes, and a cappella tracks licensed under Creative Commons available for download and re-use in creative works. Visitors are able to listen to, sample, mash-up, or interact with music in a variety of ways including the download and use of tracks […]

Ipads are now available for loan from the DCE Library

Ipads are now available for loan from the DCE Library

Exciting news, not only can you now complete the Library Customer Service Survey on an Ipad in the Library, we also have several Ipads available for one-day loans. Come along and enquire at the desk to secure your Ipad for the day.  

A Beginner's Guide to Comic Book Art: Characters

A Beginner’s Guide to Comic Book Art: Characters

    A Beginner’s Guide to Comic Book Art: Characters will help you to discover how to create impressive characters for comic art. From inking to colouring, to anatomy and poses- this book will help you to develop an understanding of the essential kills an aspiring comic artist needs. Shelf location is 741.51/BEGI.

New Nordic Design

New Nordic Design

New Nordic Design by Dorothea Gundtoft celebrates the wide reaching impact Nordic design has had on the world scene. The enduring appeal of Nordic design lies in simplicity, minimalist approach, quality materials and sustainable production methods. Featuring over 70 designers and commentators from throughout Scandinavia, the book is beautifully illustrated throughout. Shelf location is 745.40948/GUND […]

Creating the illusion: a fashionable history of Hollywood costume

Creating the illusion: a fashionable history of Hollywood costume

This beautifully illustrated book describes the history of movies from the silent era to the modern era by featuring many of the most recognisable costumes from them. It includes stories from the costume designers and their collaboration with some of the greatest actors and filmmakers of the time. Its call number is 791.43026/JORG and it’s available […]

Animal Earth: The Amazing Diversity of Living Creatures

Animal Earth: The Amazing Diversity of Living Creatures

This glossy soft cover picture book has been written by zoologist Ross Piper. There are some wonderful close up shots of  all sorts of creatures- big and small. Ever wondered what a cat flea looks like when magnified? Check it out on page 148- and be thankful they are not as big as the cats […]

Why Fonts Matter

Why Fonts Matter

The subtitle of this book by Sarah Hyndman is (and why they are lots of fun), and that is what the author offers- a fun little book about the impact of fonts on our lives. Try the personality test at the start of the book- there is an analysis of you based on which font […]