Archive for June, 2013

Arts on Film: Triple Bill.

Arts on Film: Triple Bill.

June 12, 2013

Arts:

A triple bill featuring Australian explorer, natural scientist and artist William Blandowski, Australian artist Julie Gough and Belgian musician Rene Jacobs, is the next program in the Arts on Film series to be… Read More ›

Family History Feast 2013 booked out!

Family History Feast 2013 booked out!

June 10, 2013

Family history events, Family matters:

In 2013 the State Library of Victoria will again host the annual Family History Feast (the tenth) to be held at the Library on Monday 5 August during National Family History… Read More ›

Happy birthday Sir Redmond Barry

Happy birthday Sir Redmond Barry

June 7, 2013

About us, News:

Today we celebrate the 200th birthday of Sir Redmond Barry, founding trustee of the Library. Sir Redmond Barry (1813 – 1880) was an Anglo-Irish lawyer who arrived in Melbourne in… Read More ›

New listening post sounds: Edwin Drood, Laura, Benjamin & Tina.

New listening post sounds: Edwin Drood, Laura, Benjamin & Tina.

June 7, 2013

Arts, Music, Musicals, Popular music:

Some recent CD arrivals feature on the Listening Posts in Arts. They include latest releases in musical theatre, popular, folk and classical music. The online catalogue indicates which Listening Post the… Read More ›

Skiing Marnong

Skiing Marnong

June 6, 2013

Sport, Such was life:

Thousands of years before alpine resorts, chalets and four-wheel drives, Victoria’s Mt Buller was inhabited by Aboriginal tribes, in particular the Taungurong people (also spelt Taungurung). A Taungurong woman is quoted… Read More ›

Enjoy the Queen’s birthday with a visit to the Library

Enjoy the Queen’s birthday with a visit to the Library

June 6, 2013

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

It’s cold outside. The Queen’s Birthday public holiday is the perfect time to explore one of our fascinating exhibitions, inside the warmth of the Library.

2013 Inky Awards – time to get reading

June 3, 2013

About us, Announcements, Education, Family history events, News:

Monday 3 June 2013 This year’s Inky Awards longlist was announced Saturday afternoon at the 2013 Reading Matters conference.