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End of year opening times and services

December 3, 2012

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The Library will be closed or have reduced opening times for a number of days between the Christmas and New Year period. The Library’s opening hours will be: • Monday 24 December, 10am-6pm… Read More ›

Early closure on Wednesday 14 November

November 9, 2012

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The Library will close at 5pm on Wednesday 14 November due to a major event, the Keith Murdoch Oration. You can watch a live webcast of the oration by the Honourable… Read More ›

Library hours for Melbourne Cup Day

Library hours for Melbourne Cup Day

October 29, 2012

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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. 

Children’s Week and the arrival of a Bunyip

Children’s Week and the arrival of a Bunyip

October 23, 2012

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This week is Children’s week and to celebrate the Library has a special storytime on Wednesday and unveils some new permanent visitors for everyone to enjoy.

Library websites unavailable 6–7pm Friday 28 September

September 25, 2012

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Most State Library of Victoria websites will be unavailable between 6pm and 7pm AEST on Friday 28 September due to maintenance. Our catalogue will still be available. We apologise for… Read More ›

Library’s most appetising exhibition

August 6, 2012

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Gusto! A culinary history of Victoria, a new free exhibition at the State Library of Victoria, opened Friday 3 August. It provides a fascinating insight into the gastronomic world of… Read More ›

Library catalogue unavailable 31 July 8.30am–10am

July 27, 2012

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Our online catalogue will be unavailable between 8.30am and approximately 10am on Tuesday 31 July due to a software upgrade.

State Library announces 2012-13 Fellowships

July 10, 2012

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The State Library of Victoria is pleased to announce the 2012-13 Creative Fellowships awarded to researchers, writers, artists and scholars who will make creative use of the Library’s rich collections… Read More ›

Rare Persian Manuscripts Purchased After Successful Appeal

Rare Persian Manuscripts Purchased After Successful Appeal

July 10, 2012

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The State Library of Victoria is delighted to announce the acquisition of two extraordinary Persian manuscripts following a successful public appeal for their purchase.  The State Library of Victoria Foundation… Read More ›

Queen’s Birthday hours and services (Mon 11 June)

June 4, 2012

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The Library will be open from 10am to 6pm on the Queen’s Birthday public holiday.
However, requests for items from storage may be affected.