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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Fact sheets

The Library will be producing brief fact sheets on some of our most iconic collection items as well as popular topics reflecting current events and media stories.

Check back regularly to see what we've added most recently.

If you don't find what you need here check our online education resources section and collections pages for insights into key moments in Victorian history.