Our stories

2014 in numbers at the State Library

2014 in numbers at the State Library

December 18, 2014

Our stories:

Everyone loves an end-of-year round-up – enjoy 2014 in numbers from State Library Victoria.

Countdown to an exhibition

Countdown to an exhibition

December 9, 2014

Our stories:

Come behind the scenes in the lead up to our new ‘Bohemian Melbourne’ exhibition.

Understanding Spring Street End

Understanding Spring Street End

November 24, 2014

Our stories:

Get the inside story on one of our permanent artworks.

Our favourites

Our favourites

November 23, 2014

Our stories:

Hear our staff members reveal their favourites from the Library’s collection.

The beginning

The beginning

November 21, 2014

Our stories:

Welcome to our new blog channel, Our stories – uncover treasures from our collection and come behind the scenes to meet Library insiders.

Greetings from the trenches: World War I postcards

Greetings from the trenches: World War I postcards

April 12, 2013

Collection spotlights, Such was life, War:

In 1916, Corporal Thomas O’Halloran sent dozens of embroidered souvenir postcards from the front lines in France to his father, wife and three children back home in Castlemaine.