Learn to play chess with an expert these spring school holidays. Bookings essential for kids' workshops; adult sessions are drop-in.
Kids! Visit our exhibition Rome: Piranesi's vision then make your very own travel book. Bookings required.
Come and see Mem Fox, one of Australia’s favourite picture book authors, reading her new book Baby bedtime and other fun stories. For ages up to 2.
Come to the State Library for a fun bear hunt – we’re going to catch a big one!
Kiki, a young witch, and her chatty black cat journey into a world of fun-filled escapades and embark on the experience of a lifetime! Bookings required.
Come and celebrate the launch of Ann James’s new book.
Join us for a Braille reading to celebrate national simultaneous storytime. For ages 2 to 5.
Join us for an all-night celebration of arts and culture as the Library's famous domed reading room is transformed into a spectacular Molecular Kaleidoscope.
Enjoy a reading of The unexpected crocodile by the author, Kim Kane, plus songs and craft activities to celebrate the 'Gusto!' exhibition. For ages up to 8.
A scrumptious Sunday celebration of the 'Gusto!' exhibition, with food-inspired stories, songs and craft activities. For ages up to 8.
The Library is open seven days a week, excluding some public holidays.
Monday to Thursday: 10am–9pm
Friday to Sunday: 10am–6pm
328 Swanston St,Melbourne, Victoria 3000 AustraliaTel +61 3 8664 7000
Nearest train station:Melbourne Central
Nearest tram stop:
Cnr Swanston &La Trobe streets
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