Library early closure: The Library will close at 5pm on Thursday 23 October to prepare for the annual Keith Murdoch Oration. More information

Facade conservation & repair works: Over the next few weeks there will be intermittent noise in the La Trobe Reading Room while work is carried out on the external walls. More information

Library early closure & facade conservation works
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Contact us

You can contact us by mail, telephone and email or you can visit us.

Our address is:

State Library of Victoria
328 Swanston St
Vic 3000

For general inquiries or to speak to a specific member of staff, phone us on 03 8664 7000 or fax us on 03 9639 4737.

We'd also like to hear your feedback on our services and facilities or our website – just fill out our online feedback form.

You can also phone, chat online or email our specialist librarians.

Collection inquiries

General information inquiries, including Arts, Newspapers and Genealogy collections: 03 8664 7002

Australiana & heritage collections (including Pictures, Australian Manuscripts, Maps, Australian Rare Books, and the Rare Children's Books Collection): 03 8664 7009

Conservation advice: 03 8664 7359

Copyright inquiries:

Access for people with a disability

Disability services librarian: 03 8664 7005

Teletypewriter (TTY) callers: 03 9639 7006


Membership inquiries, including misplaced cards and registration renewal:  03 8664 7004

Enewsletter subscriptions

Visit our subscriptions page to subscribe, unsubcribe or change your subscription details for our enewsletters.

Program & event information

Education programs: 03 8664 7555 or

Centre for Youth Literature:

Event bookings: 03 8664 7099 or

Venue hire

Venue hire: 03 8664 7291 or

Volunteering & employment

Volunteer program:

Employment opportunities:

Shop & cafe

Readings bookshop: 03 8664 7540 or

Mr Tulk cafe: 03 8660 5700 or

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