Saturday, 9 January 2016–Saturday, 17 December 2016
Kids' Big Book Spectacular
The Summer Read
Win great prizes!
Celebrating 160 years
Indigenous Children's Book Collection
White Night Melbourne
expect the unexpected
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.
Discover this grand statue's history from a Francophile rallying point to the mysterious case of a missing crown.
On the Library’s 160th birthday we look at events which have shaped Victoria since 1856.
Hear from our librarians, curators and staff
Our rare books team delve into some of the earliest printed accounts of the trial of King Charles.