The State Library has a long history of publishing high-quality books and journals. Drawing on our extraordinary pictures, maps, manuscripts and rare books collections, we work with some of Australia's best publishing houses to produce books on topics ranging from architecture, design and photography to biography and social history.
Browse our book pages and discover our most popular publications. You can buy all these titles via the Readings State Library online shop or from our onsite Readings State Library bookshop in Palmer Hall.
We also produce the La Trobe Journal, a scholarly publication focused on our rich collection. You can browse the full text of past copies online.