Collection

Curiouser and curiouser

Curiouser and curiouser

October 9, 2015

Collection, Exhibitions, News:

To mark the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll’s beloved children’s book, the first edition of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is going on display in our free Mirror of the World exhibition.

The SLV paper run

The SLV paper run

June 26, 2015

Collection, Our stories:

So we’ve all heard that newspapers are on their last legs, right? To be replaced entirely by digital editions? Well the Library still receives about 280 papers each week.

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 ›

Eyewitness letter to Ned Kelly’s capture donated to State Library after 133 years

Eyewitness letter to Ned Kelly’s capture donated to State Library after 133 years

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 ›

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.

Congratulations – Library wins at MAGNA

Congratulations – Library wins at MAGNA

May 20, 2013

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

The Museums and Galleries National Awards (MAGNA) and the Museums Australia Multimedia and Publication Design Awards (MAPDA) 2013 were announced at a ceremony last night at the Museums Australia National Conference in… Read More ›

UNESCO adds gold rush diaries to Australian memory of the world register

UNESCO adds gold rush diaries to Australian memory of the world register

May 15, 2013

Announcements, Collection, News:

UNESCO had added three 19th-century goldfields diaries from the State Library of Victoria collection to the Australian memory of the world register. The Life and Adventures of Edward Snell from… 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.