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  • The Big Issue marks 20-year milestone with an exhibition celebrating vendors

    8 Sep 2016

    Discover the stories behind the faces of Melbourne’s street magazine vendors in 'The Big Issue portraits', a free exhibition now on show at State Library Victoria. READ MORE.

  • Supporting Hearing Awareness Week 2016

    21 Aug 2016

    This week is national Hearing Awareness Week (21-27 August), an annual initiative that raises awareness for the needs of Australians who are deaf or hearing impaired. READ MORE.

  • Celebrating Children’s Book Week 2016

    24 Aug 2016

    We welcomed more than 200 little readers, their families and carers to the Library for a special 2016 Children’s Book Week Storytime. READ MORE.