Family history events

Well armed! The military history collection at the Library

Well armed! The military history collection at the Library

September 2, 2013

Family history events, Family matters:

The 2nd last presentation of Family History Feast was our very own Steven Kafkarisos, with his talk Well armed! The military history collection at the State Library of Victoria. Steven… Read More ›

Military research in the archives

Military research in the archives

August 27, 2013

Family history events, Family matters:

No Family History Feast is complete without hearing how the Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) and National Archives of Australia (NAA) can help us with our research. With the military… Read More ›

Identity and dignity at Fromelles

Identity and dignity at Fromelles

August 8, 2013

Family history events, Family matters:

On Monday 5th August, the Library hosted its 10th annual Family History Feast. This year’s feast was truly a memorable experience. To celebrate our 10th year, we dedicated the day… Read More ›

Happy 10th birthday Family History Feast!

Happy 10th birthday Family History Feast!

July 28, 2013

Family history events, Family matters:

In 2013 Family History Feast celebrates its 10th birthday. Look back over the last ten years to learn more about the history of an event now a “must do” on… Read More ›

Carnival shows Melbourne’s a curious place

Carnival shows Melbourne’s a curious place

July 11, 2013

Events, Family history events:

The State Library was alive with excitement and activity last Sunday as more than 5,500 Victorians attended the first Carnival of Curiosity.

Carnival of Curiosity – it’s happening now!

Carnival of Curiosity – it’s happening now!

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 ›

Family History Feast 2013 booked out!

Family History Feast 2013 booked out!

June 10, 2013

Family history events, Family matters:

In 2013 the State Library of Victoria will again host the annual Family History Feast (the tenth) to be held at the Library on Monday 5 August during National Family History… 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.

2013 Inky Awards – time to get reading

June 3, 2013

About us, Announcements, Education, Family history events, News:

Monday 3 June 2013 This year’s Inky Awards longlist was announced Saturday afternoon at the 2013 Reading Matters conference.

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 ›