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Anzac Day: The Library will be open as usual on Friday 25 April.

La Trobe Reading Room: The La Trobe Reading Room will close at 3pm on Tuesday 29 April. More information

Anzac Day & La Trobe Reading Room early closure
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Browse our artwork collections
People viewing pictures in the Cowen Gallery
Victorian Historical Journal
Now digitised from 1911 to 2010
Map of provincial Victoria, 1853
Family History & Newspapers The Family History & Newspapers room is now open in the NE Courtyard
Black and white photo of a father reading the newspaper with his 3 children
FREE EXHIBITION  Celebrate the magical, imaginative world of children’s picture books
Illustration of a boy riding on a gorilla with the text 'Once Upon a Time'
Anzac Day Follow a battalion's journey from Australia to Gallipoli
Sergeant George Auchterlonie astride his horse Paddy
Now showing Marvel at unforgettable images of classical and baroque Rome by Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Illustration of a classical statue on a yellow background with words 'Rome: Piranesi's Vision'
NOW RECRUITING Applications are now open for tour guide and Community Programs volunteers
Dome gallery

What's on this week

Ned Kelly's death mask
  • Wednesday 23 April 2014, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Meet in front foyer
Family groups on a library tour © Carla Gottgens
  • Sunday 27 April 2014, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Meet in front foyer
Woman reading ABC book with baby © Andrew Lloyd
  • Wednesday 23 April 2014, 10:30am - 11:00am
  • Experimedia