Tim Burton at the State Library

Tim Burton at the State Library

June 4, 2010

Film, Music, Rare Books & Arts:

With the opening of Tim Burton the Exhibition at ACMI on June 24, you might want to do a bit of preparatory reading about this most extraordinary film director, credited… Read More ›

Victorian State Family History Conference, Mulwala NSW May 2010

Victorian State Family History Conference, Mulwala NSW May 2010

May 31, 2010

Family history events, Family matters:

Two and a half days of family history by the Lake albeit a cold and rainy Mulwala! An excellent range of speakers and very well organised by the Victorian Association… Read More ›

State Library of Victoria announces new board appointments

May 26, 2010

About us, Announcements, News:

The President of the Library Board of Victoria, the Hon. John Cain, has welcomed the appointment of Bruce Akhurst, Sylvia Geddes and Dennis Goldner to the Library Board of Victoria.

Family History Feast 2010

Family History Feast 2010

May 25, 2010

Family history events, Family matters:

         Family History Feast is a day of free information sessions for family history researchers at the State Library.It includes the annual Victorian Association of Family History Organisations… Read More ›

Hello world!

Hello world!

May 22, 2010

Family matters, Uncategorized:

Welcome to the Family Matters blog at the State Library of Victoria, one of several new blogs that are available through the Library’s new website. We hope that our posts… Read More ›

Such was life

The Library’s virtual volunteers

The Library’s virtual volunteers

October 19, 2021 7 comments

Some of the Library’s volunteers have been correcting the text of digitised historical Victorian newspapers, and in so doing, revealing more about our past.

Arts

Journey through the collection: Ashton’s 19th century sketchbook

Journey through the collection: Ashton’s 19th century sketchbook

November 26, 2021 1 comment

A little sketchbook with a lot of stories. How did the newsworthy events of the 1880s go from pocket sketches to newspaper illustrations?