Articles by: Anna Metcalfe

Extraordinary rare book collection donated to State Library

Extraordinary rare book collection donated to State Library

April 17, 2015

News:

The late John Emmerson QC has donated one of the world’s great rare book collections to the State Library.

New exhibition opens in Palmer Hall

New exhibition opens in Palmer Hall

April 9, 2015

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‘Writing the war: Personal stories from WWI’ opens in the Library’s newly refurbished Palmer Hall.

Louis Lothian Children’s Literature Fellowship

Louis Lothian Children’s Literature Fellowship

March 22, 2015

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Our newly titled Louis Lothian Children’s Literature Fellowship is named in honour of Louis Lothian.

A new space to hang out in the Library

A new space to hang out in the Library

March 17, 2015

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We are building a more comfortable space for visitors to hang out, check email and have a break

Q&A with children’s author Andy Griffiths

Q&A with children’s author Andy Griffiths

March 16, 2015

Our stories:

Hear from children’s author extraordinaire Andy Griffiths in the lead up to his visit to the Library for Children’s Book Festival 2015.

Upcoming: Children’s Book Festival

Upcoming: Children’s Book Festival

March 15, 2015

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We’re inviting kids and their families to dive into the pleasures of books and reading.

Ned Kelly is going on tour

Ned Kelly is going on tour

March 3, 2015

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Ned Kelly’s armour, rifle and death mask will be on loan to Bendigo Art Gallery until 8 July.

Upcoming La Trobe Journal to focus on artists’ books

Upcoming La Trobe Journal to focus on artists’ books

March 3, 2015

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The latest La Trobe Journal explores how more artists, printmakers and binders are creating and designing books than ever before.

Victorian libraries collaborating to commemorate WWI

Victorian libraries collaborating to commemorate WWI

March 2, 2015

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Victoria’s public libraries and the State Library have worked together in the lead-up to the Anzac centenary.

Reading Matters 2015 program announced

Reading Matters 2015 program announced

February 24, 2015

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Hear from bestselling young-adult authors during the 11th biennial Reading Matters conference in May.