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Colour our collections

Colour our collections

February 1, 2016

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This week, libraries, galleries and museums across the world will be sharing some of their favourite collections for you to get colourful with on Instagram.

Call for 2016 Fellowship applications

Call for 2016 Fellowship applications

February 1, 2016

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Artists, performers, writers, historians, filmmakers, scholars and thinkers are encouraged to apply for a prestigious State Library Victoria Fellowship.

Rare 17th-century works acquired

Rare 17th-century works acquired

December 15, 2015

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A selection of rare 17th-century English Civil War pamphlets have been acquired for the State Library’s Emmerson collection. The 33 pamphlets were purchased using funds bequeathed by John Emmerson to support ongoing additions to his exceptional collection of early printed English books.

Richard Flanagan appointed Australia’s inaugural Chair of Literature

Richard Flanagan appointed Australia’s inaugural Chair of Literature

November 4, 2015

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Internationally acclaimed Australian author Richard Flanagan has been appointed as the Boisbouvier Founding Chair of Australian Literature at the University of Melbourne, the first chair of its kind in Australia.

Andy Griffiths in the State Library's Dome for the Children's Book Festival.

Andy Griffiths awarded the 2015 Dromkeen Medal

October 29, 2015

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State Library Victoria today awarded the 2015 Dromkeen Medal to Australia’s bestselling children’s author Andy Griffiths. The Library also presented this year’s Dromkeen Librarian’s Award to Rosario Martinez, the Children’s and Youth Services Librarian at the City of Darwin.

The Ian Potter Foundation donates $10 million to restore iconic Queen’s Hall

The Ian Potter Foundation donates $10 million to restore iconic Queen’s Hall

September 10, 2015

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State Library Victoria is delighted to announce that The Ian Potter Foundation will become the lead philanthropic donor for the refurbishment of the Library’s historic Queen’s Hall through a $10 million donation from the Foundation.

New creative play activities for children

New creative play activities for children

September 8, 2015

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Today we’re celebrating our younger readers at the Library for International Literacy Day, with a brand new Play Pod theme inspired by Alison Lester’s classic children’s book ‘Are we there yet?’

The 2015 State Library Victoria Fellows

Introducing the 2015 Library Fellows

September 4, 2015

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A playwright, a documentary filmmaker, a historian, an Iranian photographer, a novelist and graphic design duo are among the recipients of State Library Victoria’s Fellowships this year.

National Science Week 2015

National Science Week 2015

August 18, 2015

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This week our team are highlighting the vast range of scientific resources available at the Library. From the latest research and cutting edge journals, to rare books and historic pamphlets.

Bohemian Melbourne honoured at Museum Awards

Bohemian Melbourne honoured at Museum Awards

August 7, 2015

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Our acclaimed 2014-15 summer exhibition, Bohemian Melbourne, received a Highly Commended honour at the Museums Australia (Victoria) Awards ceremony last night.