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National Science Week 2015

National Science Week 2015

August 18, 2015

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This week our team are highlighting the vast range of scientific resources available at the Library. From the latest research and cutting edge journals, to rare books and historic pamphlets.

Library acquires three treasures for State Collection

Library acquires three treasures for State Collection

August 14, 2015

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Thanks to many generous donations, we are thrilled to announce that we have raised more than $80,000 for our 2015 Annual Appeal.

Bohemian Melbourne honoured at Museum Awards

Bohemian Melbourne honoured at Museum Awards

August 7, 2015

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Our acclaimed 2014-15 summer exhibition, Bohemian Melbourne, received a Highly Commended honour at the Museums Australia (Victoria) Awards ceremony last night.

Ms Kate Torney

ABC Director of News to take the helm of State Library Victoria

July 24, 2015

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The President of the Library Board of Victoria, Mr John Wylie AM, today announced the appointment of Ms Kate Torney as the new Chief Executive Officer of State Library Victoria.

Rare Book Week is around the corner

Rare Book Week is around the corner

July 14, 2015

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Melbourne Rare Book Week is upon us for another year, beginning on Thursday 16 July.

New ebooks on our new ebookshelf

New ebooks on our new ebookshelf

July 14, 2015

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One of the best things about Mondays in the Library is the new book display. Each Monday some of the new printed books we have bought, catalogued and labelled are put on the shelves.

Reading Matters

Reading Matters

July 9, 2015

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Earlier this year, we held our 11th biennial Reading Matters program, a unique mix of festival events, workshops and conference talks.

NAIDOC Week: Exploring Aboriginal history

NAIDOC Week: Exploring Aboriginal history

July 7, 2015

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This week is NAIDOC Week – a time to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements.

Conservation guides: care for historic items at home

Conservation guides: care for historic items at home

July 7, 2015

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Did you know that the State Library offers free information guides to help you care for your historic items at home?

Sofie Laguna wins Miles Franklin Literary Award

Sofie Laguna wins Miles Franklin Literary Award

June 30, 2015

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Last week Sofie Laguna won the coveted Miles Franklin Literary Award, which was announced at State Library Victoria.