Thursday, 1 January 2015–Monday, 1 January 2018
Kids' Big Book Spectacular
White Night Melbourne
expect the unexpected
Fellowship applications now open
Indigenous Children's Book Collection
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.
Our rare books team delve into some of the earliest printed accounts of the trial of King Charles.
Discover this grand statue's history from a Francophile rallying point to the mysterious case of a missing crown.
Hear from our librarians, curators and staff
Alan Jordan's black and white images reveal the gritty side of the suburbs.