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Melbourne Music Week 2016

State Library announced as Melbourne Music Week Hub

September 13, 2016

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State Library Victoria will be the 2016 hub for Melbourne Music Week, illuminating the city’s world-renowned music scene.

Arielle Cottingham, winner of the Victorian state final of the 2016 Australian Poetry Slam

Arielle Cottingham wins 2016 Victorian Poetry Slam state final

September 5, 2016

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Following a hotly contested series of heats in Melbourne and regional venues across Victoria, 13 poets battled it out in the state final of the 2016 Australian Poetry Slam at State Library Victoria.

Paintings in The Big Issue portraits exhibition

The Big Issue marks 20-year milestone with an exhibition celebrating vendors

September 1, 2016

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Discover the stories behind the faces of Melbourne’s street magazine vendors in ‘The Big Issue portraits’, a free exhibition now on show at State Library Victoria.

Celebrating Children’s Book Week 2016

Celebrating Children’s Book Week 2016

August 24, 2016

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We welcomed more than 200 little readers, their families and carers to the Library this morning for a special 2016 Children’s Book Week Storytime.

Supporting Hearing Awareness Week 2016

Supporting Hearing Awareness Week 2016

August 24, 2016

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This week is national Hearing Awareness Week (21-27 August), an annual initiative that raises awareness for the needs of Australians who are deaf or hearing impaired.

The 2016 Inky Awards shortlist covers

Announcing the 2016 Inky Awards shortlist

August 16, 2016

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The Centre for Youth Literature at State Library Victoria has announced the shortlist for the 2016 Inky Awards for young adult literature today, celebrating a decade of the national teen choice prize.

State Library Victoria announces summer exhibition celebrating 40 years of Triple R

State Library Victoria announces summer exhibition celebrating 40 years of Triple R

August 9, 2016

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Opening Friday 18 November ‘ON AIR: 40 years of 3RRR’ is the first-ever exhibition showcasing Australia’s most successful community radio station.

Born Digital 2016: libraries launch inaugural digital preservation week and mark 25 years of life on the web

Born Digital 2016: libraries launch inaugural digital preservation week and mark 25 years of life on the web

August 8, 2016

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Libraries across Australia and New Zealand launch Born Digital 2016 this week (8-12 August), the inaugural digital preservation week – raising awareness of the importance of preserving digital content for the public good and as a record of 21st century history.

The 2016 Fellows pictured in the Cowen Gallery

State Library Victoria announces 2016 Fellowship recipients

July 28, 2016

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Recipients of 13 State Library Victoria Fellowships worth a total of $169,500 were announced today.

The Mandeville Centre, Loreto, Toorak

Architectus takes home win in architecture awards

July 15, 2016

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Architectus, one of the design firms involved in our Vision 2020 redevelopment, are celebrating wins for two of their educational projects.