Monday, 8 October 2018–Friday, 2 November 2018
Enter around the corner
OPEN AS USUAL
Diary 2019: natural history up close
So many ebooks
New, improved image viewer
Tell us what you think
From Wed 17 October to mid December the La Trobe Reading Room & Dome Galleries will be closed every day except Sundays, public holidays and builders' rostered days off. READ MORE
The State Library is the keeper of Victoria's history – and home to millions of stories. Get to know the treasures and curiosities from our incredible collection, and hear tales from our community and from inside the Library.
This NAIDOC Week, read these stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women.
Pop-up books enthral readers for many reasons: their ingenuity, their beauty, and because they challenge the two-dimensional nature of printed books.
Come behind the scenes & hear from our experts
Once upon a time a staff member sat in the dais in the La Trobe Reading Room