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  • 21,000 enjoy White Night Melbourne at the Library

    22 Feb 2016

    The Library was flooded with bright lights and sweeping soundscapes for White Night Melbourne 2016, a dusk ‘til dawn celebration of culture and creativity across the city. READ MORE.

  • Howard Arkley Archive on display

    14 Dec 2015

    The State Library has lent more than 150 items from the Howard Arkley Archive to the TarraWarra Museum of Art's new exhibition. READ MORE.

  • 1970s photos of Fitzroy and Castlemaine now online

    7 Dec 2015

    We have recently made hundreds of never-before-seen historic photographs of Fitzroy and Castlemaine available online. READ MORE.