Archive for February, 2013

Easter Holiday hours

February 26, 2013

About us, Announcements, Collection, Exhibitions, Family history events, Library services, News, Opening hours:

Please note the Library will have altered opening hours over the Easter weekend.

World War I colour patches

World War I colour patches

February 26, 2013

Such was life, War:

Colour patches were worn on Australian soldiers’ uniforms to show which unit they belonged to. For men in the infantry battalions, the colour on the upper part of their patch… Read More ›

Labour Day Holiday Monday 11 March

Labour Day Holiday Monday 11 March

February 25, 2013

News, Uncategorized:

Please note that the Library will be open on Monday 11 March from 10am to 6pm. The Dome Galleries will close at 5pm. If you want to use items from… Read More ›

Get ready, get set, get Go-Set!

Get ready, get set, get Go-Set!

February 22, 2013

Arts, Music, Popular music:

Librarian-hipster Jane Miller has been exploring the wonders of Victoria’s incredible popular music scene in the sixties and seventies, and kindly sent through this groovy post for likeminded coolcats: Your… Read More ›

Performance pay for teachers: an old and new debate

Performance pay for teachers: an old and new debate

February 19, 2013

People & professions, Such was life:

Working conditions and rates of pay for Victorian teachers are often in the news, with a recent proposal to introduce performance based salaries being one of the most hotly debated… Read More ›

Special one-time fellowships to celebrate the Dome Centenary

February 18, 2013

About us, Announcements, Grants, News, Uncategorized:

The State Library of Victoria offers several Creative Fellowships annually to artists and scholars who propose thoughtful and innovative ways to use the Library’s collection. Applicants may be individuals or… Read More ›

Playwrights invited to apply for $30,000 script development awards

February 18, 2013

About us, Announcements, Grants, News:

Applications are now open for The R E Ross Trust Playwrights’ Script Development Awards 2013. The awards are open to Victorian-based playwrights and deliver a total of $30,000 to support… Read More ›

A mania for collecting: not for the knick-knack phobic!

A mania for collecting: not for the knick-knack phobic!

February 15, 2013

Arts, New books:

Confession time (the squeamish might want to turn away now), I love all of those antique/collectable shows on television such as Antiques Roadshow, Bargain Hunt, and the now sadly defunct… Read More ›

Temporary closure of the Genealogy Centre 26 February – 2 March 2013

February 12, 2013

Family matters, Uncategorized:

The Genealogy Centre of the State Library of Victoria will be closed for essential building work from Tuesday 26 February to Saturday 2 March 2013 inclusive. It will reopen at 10am… Read More ›

Temporary closure of the Genealogy Centre

Temporary closure of the Genealogy Centre

February 11, 2013

About us, Announcements, Collection, Education, Family history events, Library services, News, Opening hours, Uncategorized:

The Genealogy Centre will be closed for essential building work from Tuesday 26 February to Saturday 2 March 2013 inclusive. It will reopen at 10am on Sunday 3 March.