Thursday, 8 March 2018–Sunday, 19 January 2020
White Night Reimagined
Melbourne Writers Festival 2019
Velvet, Iron, Ashes exhibition announced
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Inky Awards Shortlist announced
Digital image pool
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What's on at the Library
The Heritage Collections Reading Room & South Rotunda will be closed 17 Aug. | The Library will close at 5pm & some services are affected during White Night Melbourne. READ MORE
The State Library is the keeper of Victoria's history – and home to millions of stories. Get to know the treasures and curiosities from our incredible collection, and hear tales from our community and from inside the Library.
The doll John Batman gave to his daughter is a fascinating relic from early Melbourne.
Wondering about your ancestors' wartime experiences? Find out how to research your family's military history.
Come behind the scenes & hear from our experts
Miss Redhead first appeared on the Bryant and May matchbox label in 1947.