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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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The living Library

Australian Curriculum years/AusVELS levels: 5-10
Learning area: the arts
General capabilities/Interdisplinary learning: Critical and creative thinking, Literacy, ICT, Communication, Thinking
Duration: 90 minutes
Cost: $7.70 per student (inc GST)

'The living Library' is an interactive, multimodal and engaging trail around the Library, led by an education officer.

In small groups, students will explore the cultural dimensions of the State Library of Victoria – past, present and future. Students will use iPad minis to take photos and record their observations, creating an image archive that captures their personal experience of the Library and its history.

Request a student visit

Requests for student visits must be made at least four weeks prior to your intended visit. 

Once we've received your request, you'll receive an email containing details of your request. We will then contact you within five working days to confirm your booking.