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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National treasures

The National treasures exhibition featured more than 170 priceless treasures that have shaped our nation, drawn from the magnificent collections of Australia's great libraries.

Exhibits included icons such as Cook's Endeavour journal, Ned Kelly's helmet and Sir Donald Bradman's favourite bat.

This exhibition was held from 10 March to 7 May 2006.

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