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.

Newspaper Reading Room works

Newspaper Reading Room works

November 8, 2010

Announcements, News:

The Library will be conducting maintenance work in the Newspaper Reading Room from Monday 8 – Friday 12 November. The room will remain open during this time.

Library closed on Cup Day

October 26, 2010

Announcements, Library services, News, Opening hours:

The Library will be closed Tuesday 2 November, however you will still be able to access resources and place orders for books and other materials via our website.

Voting opens for the Inkys

October 18, 2010

Announcements, News:

They’re on again – Australia’s only teen-choice awards for fiction. Now in their fourth year, the Inky Awards give teenagers the chance to vote online for their favourite read from… Read More ›

Dr Bostjian Zeks on the Iconotheca Valvasoriana

October 8, 2010

Collection, News:

The Minister for Slovenes Abroad, Dr Bostjan Zeks, talks about the Iconotheca Valvasoriana and its significance as a collection.

Slovenian treasure donated to the Library

Slovenian treasure donated to the Library

October 5, 2010

Collection, News, Uncategorized:

Last night, Minister for Slovenes Abroad Dr Bostjan Zeks presented the Australian nation with a valuable gift from the people of Slovenia.