01 January 2014–31 December 2016
Josh Frydenberg 'A path to Australian economic prosperity'
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Children's Book Festival 2015
FREE KID'S FESTIVAL
Inspiration by Design
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The Library will be open on Monday 9 March from 10am to 6pm. Galleries will close at 5pm. READ MORE
The La Trobe Reading Room will close at 6pm on Tuesday 3 March.
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.
Writer, painter, queer icon, addict, radical - inside William Burrough's extraordinary life.
Venture down history’s backstreets with this self-guided walking tour of bohemian Melbourne.
Discover our shared history through stories from our collection
The tragic story of the Australian WWI soldiers who attempted to climb the Egyptian Pyramids.