October 30, 2015
Our stories, Such was life:
Take a punt on Melbourne Cup Day and explore our wealth of Cup and horse racing resources online.
October 26, 2015
Sport, Such was life:
Did daylight ever really come second or is it just another part of Melbourne Cup folklore?
November 5, 2012
Celebrate this race that stops a nation by learning some key Melbourne Cup facts.
October 29, 2012
About us, Announcements, Collection, Education, Exhibitions, Family history events, Library services, News, Opening hours, Search, Updates:
The Library will be open between 10am and 6pm on Melbourne Cup Day, Tuesday 6 November. Please note that some services will run to a public holiday schedule.
October 31, 2011
Family matters, Research guides:
and who was his jockey known as Peter St Albans? Briseis, Melbourne, Hugh George for Wilson and Mackinnon, 25 November 1876, wood engraving A/S25/11/76/136 Briseis is regarded as one of… Read More ›
October 19, 2011
Announcements, News, Opening hours:
The Library will be closed on Tuesday 1 November due to the Melbourne Cup public holiday. Readings bookshop and Mr Tulk cafe will also be closed.