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Anne-Marie Schwirtlich appointed Director-General of National Library of Australia

Anne-Marie Schwirtlich appointed Director-General of National Library of Australia

February 11, 2011

About us, Announcements, News:

Anne-Marie Schwirtlich, Chief Executive Officer and State Librarian, has stepped down as head of the State Library of Victoria at the end of her current contract. The Federal Minister for the Arts, Simon Crean, has today announced that she will assume the prestigious role of Director-General of the National Library of Australia.

Experimedia closed for upgrade

January 27, 2011

Announcements, Library services, News:

Experimedia will be closed from Friday 4 to Monday 28 February inclusive while an electrical upgrade is done. The room will re-open at 10am Tuesday 1 March.

Library closed for Australia Day public holiday

Library closed for Australia Day public holiday

January 25, 2011

Announcements, Library services, News, Opening hours:

The Library will be closed on Wednesday 26 January for the Australia Day public holiday.

Advice for salvaging flood damaged belongings

January 24, 2011

Announcements, Library services, News:

If you have personal belongings affected by the recent floods the State Library conservation team can offer advice.

High standard of entries in Draw a Story competition

High standard of entries in Draw a Story competition

January 17, 2011

Exhibitions, News:

Judges have their work cut out for them as State Library mail bags fill with high quality entries for the Look! Draw a story competition.

Christmas and New Year closure

December 14, 2010

Announcements, News:

The Library will close at 6.00pm on Friday 24 December 2010 and reopen at 10.00am on Tuesday 4 January 2011.

Catalogue upgrade this weekend – service disruption

December 8, 2010

Announcements, Library services, News, Uncategorized:

The Library’s catalogue will be upgraded between 5.30pm on Friday 10 December and 10am Monday 13 December. During this time some services will be unavailable.

Fearless winners emerge in Australian Poetry Slam Victorian final

November 30, 2010

Events, Family history events:

Nour Abouzeid and Tariro Movondo emerged as winner and runner-up in the Victorian final of the 2010 Australian Poetry Slam at the State Library of Victoria on Friday 19 November.

New bookstore opens today

New bookstore opens today

November 18, 2010

Announcements, News:

A new, larger bookstore opens in Palmer Hall at the State Library today.

Remembering Ned Kelly, Armistice Day

November 12, 2010

Collection, News:

On the 130th anniversary of Ned Kelly’s death Shane Carmody, the library’s Director of Collections and Access speaks about the importance of the State Library in discovering our history.