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Media centre

Welcome to our media centre, where you can read the latest information on events and activities at the Library or browse our archive of past media releases.

Photo opportunities and interviews can be arranged with our collection experts and Library staff. For further information, please contact Natalie Silber on 03 8664 7325 / 0413 256 516 or Tiffany Simon on 03 8664 7278 / 0431 805 756. You can also send an email to

The Library's impressive galleries and spaces can be hired as unique locations for films, advertisements or television programs. To discuss your requirements, please contact our venue hire team on 03 8664 7291.

Library wins Victorian Premier’s Design Award

Thursday 01 April 2021

State Library Victoria’s $88 million Vision 2020 redevelopment has won the 2020 Victorian Premier’s Design Award for Architectural Design, announced in Melbourne last night. 

Kids dance out of 2020 with State Library Victoria

Monday 14 December 2020

Victorian kids will get to celebrate the end of a year like no other with State Library Victoria’s interactive program of summer activities, kicking off with a dress up disco on 18 December.