Exhibitions

Easter Holiday hours

February 26, 2013

About us, Announcements, Collection, Exhibitions, Family history events, Library services, News, Opening hours:

Please note the Library will have altered opening hours over the Easter weekend.

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 ›

Kaldor Public Art Project #26 perfomances in the library

November 9, 2012

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Kaldor Public Art Project #26 is a public art performance which is being presented in the Cowen Gallery from 16 November to 6 December. The Library is proud to host this… 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. 

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 ›

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.

Library treasures travel to Mansfield

Library treasures travel to Mansfield

June 3, 2012

Exhibitions, Family history events, News:

Original material from the ill-fated Burke and Wills expedition is coming to Mansfield on Tuesday 5 June as part of the State Library of Victoria’s award-winning Travelling Treasures program.