Our magnificent spaces

Just as our wonderful collections have grown over the years through careful acquisition, so our buildings have multiplied and changed, including new additions and refurbishments as part of our Vision 2020 redevelopment.

  • Watch as the iconic La Trobe Reading Room Dome brings books to life during White Night Melbourne 2019.
  • See how the Secret Life of Books transformed the Library's magnificent dome during White Night Melbourne 2018.
  • Watch the Ideation illuminations light up the domed reading room for White Night Melbourne 2016.
  • See how the Library's facade and dome were transformed into an illuminated wonderland during White Night Melbourne 2015.
  • Find out about hiring our beautiful galleries and heritage spaces.