Facade conservation and repair works: Over the next few weeks there will be intermittent noise in the La Trobe Reading Room while work is carried out on the external walls. More information

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What's on this week

Family groups on a library tour © Carla Gottgens
  • Sunday 5 October 2014, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Meet in front foyer
Photo of a giant chess set on the forecourt of the library
  • Thursday 2 October 2014, 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Library forecourt
Woman reading ABC book with baby © Andrew Lloyd
  • Wednesday 1 October 2014, 10:30am - 11:00am
  • The Courtyard