Exhibitions

Where do our treasures come from?

Where do our treasures come from?

September 12, 2013

About us, Exhibitions, News:

Last night CEO and State Librarian Sue Roberts spoke with Lindy Burns on ABC Radio 774 about love poetry and one of the Library’s most treasured and mysterious books, a… 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.

Funding announced for State Library of Victoria’s iconic Dome

Funding announced for State Library of Victoria’s iconic Dome

May 30, 2013

Announcements, Exhibitions, News:

As the State Library of Victoria continues to celebrate the centenary of its iconic Domed Reading Room, Minister for the Arts Heidi Victoria came to the party with a surprise… Read More ›

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 ›

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

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

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

About us, Announcements, Collection, Education, Exhibitions, Family history events, Grants, Library services, News, Opening hours, Search, Talks, Uncategorized, Updates:

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

About us, Announcements, Education, Exhibitions, Family history events, Library services, News, Uncategorized, Updates:

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

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

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

Collection, Exhibitions, Family history events, News:

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 ›