Archive for July, 2012

Opera Screening: Madama Butterfly

Opera Screening: Madama Butterfly

July 31, 2012

Arts:

Madama Butterfly : an opera in two acts is the next program in the Arts on Film series, to be screened this Wednesday August 1 in Arts. With music by… Read More ›

Catalogue upgrade this weekend – service disruption

July 31, 2012

News, Uncategorized:

The Library’s catalogue is being upgraded in stages this week. The second part of the upgrade will start at 5.30pm on Thursday 2 August and continue over the weekend. The Library’s catalogue… Read More ›

Are you making the most of Google?

July 30, 2012

Family history events, Family matters, Research tips & tricks, Websites:

Shauna Hicks delivered a great start to this year’s Family History Feast with her talk Google genealogy: are you making the most of Google? Most of us use Google but… Read More ›

Family History Feast 2012 is here

July 30, 2012

Family history events, Family matters:

Today is Family History Feast day and we’ve got a great program lined up. This year’s event includes presentations by the State Library, Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) and the… Read More ›

Library catalogue unavailable 31 July 8.30am–10am

July 27, 2012

Announcements, Collection, News, Opening hours, Uncategorized:

Our online catalogue will be unavailable between 8.30am and approximately 10am on Tuesday 31 July due to a software upgrade.

More music-videos from the Naxos stream

More music-videos from the Naxos stream

July 24, 2012

Arts, Music:

There’s really nothing quite as exciting as watching a great orchestra under a great conductor performing a great work, which is precisely what you get on the Naxos Video Library… Read More ›

The R E Ross Trust Playwrights’ Script Development Award Winners Announced

July 23, 2012

News, Uncategorized:

The 2012 R E Ross Trust Playwrights’ Script Development Award winners have been announced sharing a total of $30,000 in prize money. These annual awards, administered by the State Library… Read More ›

Roald Dahl’s Matilda : the musical : a smash hit in Arts!

Roald Dahl’s Matilda : the musical : a smash hit in Arts!

July 20, 2012

Arts, Music, Musicals:

No sooner had Roald Dahl’s Matilda : the musical : original cast recording hit the shelves in Arts recently, than it was requested several times.  It seemed like every other… Read More ›

National Family History Week 2012

National Family History Week 2012

July 20, 2012

Family history events, Family matters, Uncategorized:

National Family History Week is an initiative of the Australasian Federation of Family History Organisations and in 2012 will be held from 27 July to 5 August so important dates for… Read More ›

More time, one more time, one…: Philip Glass, Outside-in

More time, one more time, one…: Philip Glass, Outside-in

July 18, 2012

Arts, Music:

A few years back, I was looking to find some unorthodox sheet music to place on my wall, hoping to perhaps satisfy some unapologetically superficial aspect of my addiction to… Read More ›