Family history events

Tenth Family History Feast approaches

Tenth Family History Feast approaches

March 21, 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 ›

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.

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.

Early closure of La Trobe Reading Room on Sunday 3 February

January 29, 2013

Announcements, Family history events, Library services, News, Opening hours:

The La Trobe Reading Room will close at 1pm for a literary event on Sunday 3 February. It will reopen at 10am the following morning. While the browsing collection will… Read More ›

End of year opening times and services

December 3, 2012

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

The Library will be closed or have reduced opening times for a number of days between the Christmas and New Year period. The Library’s opening hours will be: • Monday 24 December, 10am-6pm… Read More ›

View the 2012 Keith Murdoch Oration delivered by the Honourable Paul Keating, former Prime Minister

November 15, 2012

Family history events, News, Talks, Uncategorized:

View the 2012 Keith Murdoch Oration that was delivered by the Honourable Paul Keating, former Prime Minister of Australia, last night. A copy of his oration follows.

Early closure on Wednesday 14 November

November 9, 2012

About us, Announcements, Collection, Education, Exhibitions, Family history events, Grants, Library services, News, Opening hours, Search, Talks, Uncategorized, Updates:

The Library will close at 5pm on Wednesday 14 November due to a major event, the Keith Murdoch Oration. You can watch a live webcast of the oration by the Honourable… Read More ›

Kaldor Public Art Project #26 perfomances in the library

November 9, 2012

About us, Announcements, Education, Exhibitions, Family history events, Library services, News, Uncategorized, Updates:

Kaldor Public Art Project #26 is a public art performance which is being presented in the Cowen Gallery from 16 November to 6 December. The Library is proud to host this… Read More ›

Library hours for Melbourne Cup Day

Library hours for Melbourne Cup Day

October 29, 2012

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

The Library will be open between 10am and 6pm on Melbourne Cup Day, Tuesday 6 November. Please note that some services will run to a public holiday schedule. 

Children’s Week and the arrival of a Bunyip

Children’s Week and the arrival of a Bunyip

October 23, 2012

About us, Collection, Education, Family history events, Library services, News, Uncategorized, Updates:

This week is Children’s week and to celebrate the Library has a special storytime on Wednesday and unveils some new permanent visitors for everyone to enjoy.