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Peter Gouldthorpe, 'The boy felt water swirling about his feet', published in First light by Gary Crew (Lothian Books, 1993)

Story Island: an adventure in pictures tours Victorian public libraries

April 29, 2016

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State Library Victoria announces Story Island: an adventure in pictures, a beautiful touring exhibition and reading experience for young children designed to promote early literacy skills and the joy of children and parents reading together.

Interior of Dokk1 - Urban Mediaspace Aarhus. Photograph: Adam Mørk

Architects announced for State Library redevelopment

April 23, 2016

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A partnership of internationally celebrated and multi-award winning designers has been selected to design the $83.1 million State Library Victoria Vision 2020 redevelopment.

State Library Victoria welcomes significant funding announcement

State Library Victoria welcomes significant funding announcement

April 20, 2016

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State Library Victoria has welcomed significant new funding announced last night by Minister for the Creative Industries, Martin Foley.

Storytime launch for the Premiers’ Reading Challenge for Early Years

Storytime launch for the Premiers’ Reading Challenge for Early Years

April 7, 2016

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Minister for Families and Children, Jenny Mikakos, and Catherine Andrews launched the Premiers’ Reading Challenge for Early Years at the Library this week.

Help us build an archive!

Help us build an archive!

March 30, 2016

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We need your help to capture and record Melbourne’s laneways as they exist now for the State Collection.

New display opens to commemorate Ireland’s 1916 Easter Rising

New display opens to commemorate Ireland’s 1916 Easter Rising

March 17, 2016

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Ireland’s 1916 Easter Rising was a pivotal moment in the Irish struggle for independence from Great Britain, that would have far-reaching repercussions here in Australia.

774 ABC Melbourne takes up residence at the Library

774 ABC Melbourne takes up residence at the Library

February 24, 2016

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774 ABC Melbourne is packing up its Southbank headquarters to take up residence at the State Library from Friday 26 to Monday 29 February.

View of the Dome during Ideation. Photograph: James Braund

21,000 enjoy White Night Melbourne at the Library

February 22, 2016

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The Library was flooded with bright lights and sweeping soundscapes on Saturday 20 February for White Night Melbourne, a dusk ‘til dawn celebration of culture and creativity across the city.

State Library celebrates 160 years of serving Victoria

State Library celebrates 160 years of serving Victoria

February 11, 2016

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Today State Library Victoria celebrates 160 years since first opening to the public on 11 February 1856. It is Australia’s oldest free public library and the nation’s busiest with nearly 1.8 million visitors a year.

Rubble remains after shelling of Abbey Street and Sackville Street (O’Connell Street), Keogh Brothers, 1916, courtesy National Library of Ireland

Melbourne to commemorate Ireland’s 1916 Easter Rising

February 8, 2016

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State Library Victoria and the University of Melbourne partner to commemorate the centenary of Ireland’s historic 1916 Easter Rising and its effect on Australia during a time of war.