Announcements

Victorian Opera announces 2014 season in the Dome

Victorian Opera announces 2014 season in the Dome

August 30, 2013

Announcements, News:

The domed reading room has been a place of inspiration and creativity since its completion in 1913. It also proved to be a stunning location for a powerful performance by… Read More ›

Ross McMullin wins Australian History award in 2013 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards

Ross McMullin wins Australian History award in 2013 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards

August 16, 2013

Announcements, News:

The State Library congratulates Ross McMullin who last night won the Australian History award in the 2013 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards for his book Farewell, Dear People.

New partnership brings France to State Library

New partnership brings France to State Library

July 12, 2013

Announcements, Education, News:

A partnership between the State Library and Alliance Française de Melbourne will see French language classes begin at the Library on Monday 15 July.

Library welcomes Justine Hyde

July 10, 2013

About us, Announcements, News:

Sue Roberts, CEO and State Librarian, has announced the appointment of Ms Justine Hyde to the position of Director Library Services and Experience to complete the new State Library leadership… Read More ›

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 ›

The public library in 2030

The public library in 2030

June 19, 2013

Announcements, News:

A new report produced by the State Library of Victoria and Public Libraries Victoria Network explores what public libraries may look like in 2030 and the results may surprise you.

Vale Leigh Masel

June 18, 2013

About us, Announcements, News:

The State Library of Victoria would like to send condolences to the family of Leigh Masel who passed away over the weekend.

2013-14 Creative Fellowships announced

2013-14 Creative Fellowships announced

June 14, 2013

About us, Announcements, News:

Today we are very pleased to announce the recipients of the 2013-14 Creative Fellowships, a program we started ten years ago to foster the creative use of the State Library’s collections… 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.