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Take a virtual tour of the Library

09 April 2020

The Library may be temporarily closed, but you can still visit our beautiful spaces from the comfort of your own home.

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One object many stories: The Ashes

17 December 2019

Listen to a fascinating talk on the stories and significance of cricket's 'sacred soot'.

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Melbourne's lost department stores

28 November 2019

Mourn the loss of Melbourne's famous department stores, in particular Manton's and Georges.

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