Library services

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. 

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 asks Victorians to shape its future

Library asks Victorians to shape its future

October 3, 2012

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What do you want us to be?  This is the question the State Library of Victoria is asking all Victorians to answer to aid in its planning for the next… Read More ›

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 ›

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 ›

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.

Readers shape State Library ebook collection

Readers shape State Library ebook collection

May 25, 2012

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For the past 150 years the State Library of Victoria has selected and collected books on behalf of all Victorians. Now, for the first time, the Library is enabling users to choose what is added to the ebook collection.

Anzac Day opening

Anzac Day opening

April 12, 2012

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The Library will be open from 10am to 6pm on Wednesday 25 April during the Anzac Day public holiday. However, requests for items from storage for Anzac Day will be affected.