Catalogue service interruption: Due to an upgrade, the catalogue will be unavailable from 9pm AEST on Wednesday, 3 September until 10am AEST Thursday, 4 September. We apologise for any inconvenience.

La Trobe Reading Room event: A traditional Chinese drum performance will be held in the La Trobe Reading Room on Thursday 4 September, from 6pm until 6.10pm. More information

Catalogue service interruption & La Trobe Reading Room event
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International students

We offer orientation and cultural tours for international students. All tours are staffed by trained educators or specialist librarians.

Library orientation sessions

These free orientation sessions address the practical needs of the new user. Students will be introduced to the resources and services in the Library's reading rooms, according to students' areas of interest.

Library cultural tours

Learn about the history of the Library, and visit the free Mirror of the world and The changing face of Victoria exhibitions.


Bookings must be made at least one month in advance at or on 03 8664 7099.

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