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.
November 27, 2013
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.
November 14, 2013
About us, Announcements, Exhibitions, News:
The iconic domed reading of the State Library of Victoria, first opened to the public in 1913, turns 100 today.
October 15, 2013
Last Friday at the State Library, the Melbourne Press Club announced their 2013 Victorian Media Hall of Fame inductees and that the Melbourne Press Club and State Library are working… Read More ›
October 9, 2013
Announcements, Collection, Exhibitions, News:
After 133 years, a letter containing an eyewitness account of the dramatic capture of Ned Kelly during the 1880 siege at Glenrowan has been donated to the State Library of… Read More ›
August 30, 2013
The domed reading room has been a place of inspiration and creativity since its completion in 1913. It also proved to be a stunning location for a powerful performance by… Read More ›
August 16, 2013
The State Library congratulates Ross McMullin who last night won the Australian History award in the 2013 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards for his book Farewell, Dear People.
July 12, 2013
Announcements, Education, News:
A partnership between the State Library and Alliance Française de Melbourne will see French language classes begin at the Library on Monday 15 July.
July 10, 2013
About us, Announcements, News:
Sue Roberts, CEO and State Librarian, has announced the appointment of Ms Justine Hyde to the position of Director Library Services and Experience to complete the new State Library leadership… Read More ›
July 7, 2013
About us, Announcements, Events, Family history events:
The State Library’s Carnival of Curiosity has just kicked off and already there’s a lot happening. Come on down to the Library and be part of this special day of… Read More ›