Announcements

Digital publishing partnership supports emerging writers, builds collections

Digital publishing partnership supports emerging writers, builds collections

November 8, 2016

Announcements, News:

State Library announced a partnership with online publishing start-up Tablo – an innovative new platform that supports emerging Victorian writers, connecting them with other writers, readers, industry experts and potential publishers.

Condolence books for MH17 victims now housed in State Library of Victoria

Condolence books for MH17 victims now housed in State Library of Victoria

September 26, 2014

Announcements, Collection, News:

Condolence books containing thousands of messages to families affected by the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 tragedy are now housed within the State Library of Victoria.

State Library welcomes new Creative Fellows – funds creative use of collections

July 2, 2014

Announcements, Collection, Grants, News:

The State Library of Victoria has announced the recipients of the 2014-15 Creative Fellowships, a program started eleven years ago to foster the creative use of the State Library’s collections… Read More ›

Cultural coup as Melbourne secures French national treasure

Cultural coup as Melbourne secures French national treasure

May 4, 2014

Announcements, Exhibitions, News:

The original 1862 manuscript of Les Misérables, a French national treasure, is leaving Europe for the first time to be exhibited exclusively at the State Library of Victoria, Minister for… Read More ›

Inky Awards longlist announced

Inky Awards longlist announced

March 20, 2014

Announcements, Education, Events, Family history events:

The 2014 Inky Awards longlist for peer-recommended, high quality young adult fiction has been announced by the Centre for Youth Literature (State Library of Victoria) at the Somerset Celebration of… Read More ›

Melbourne’s newest newspaper hits the streets Monday

Melbourne’s newest newspaper hits the streets Monday

February 28, 2014

Announcements, Grants, News:

This Monday The Melbourne Sirius will launch as Melbourne’s newest newspaper. It’s first edition will also be it’s last. The paper is a record of Melbourne’s rich newspaper history listing… Read More ›

Tickets on sale now for Library’s biggest-ever exhibition

Tickets on sale now for Library’s biggest-ever exhibition

February 14, 2014

Announcements, Exhibitions, News:

Tickets are now on sale for Victor Hugo: Les Misérables – From Page to Stage, a world-first exhibition and the biggest to ever be staged at the State Library of… Read More ›

ROME: Piranesi’s vision – a major exhibition of Italy’s master printmaker opens at State Library in February

ROME: Piranesi’s vision – a major exhibition of Italy’s master printmaker opens at State Library in February

January 21, 2014

Announcements, Exhibitions, News:

Rome: Piranesi’s vision, the largest Australian exhibition of work from one of Europe’s best known and respected printmakers, Giovanni Battista Piranesi, opens at the State Library of Victoria on 22… Read More ›

Take a break with a great Victorian book this summer

Take a break with a great Victorian book this summer

December 19, 2013

Announcements, Events, Family history events:

The Summer Read is on again and with the warm weather already here, it’s time to sit back, relax and lose yourself in a great Victorian book.

Inky Awards teen choice literary prize winners announced at State Library of Victoria

Inky Awards teen choice literary prize winners announced at State Library of Victoria

November 27, 2013

Announcements, News:

The Centre for Youth Literature at the State Library of Victoria today announced the winners of the 2013 Inky Awards – Australia’s only national teen choice literary prize.