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Media centre

Media centre

Welcome to our media centre, where you can read the latest information on events and new acquisitions at the Library or browse our media releases.

Media photo opportunities and interviews can be arranged with our collection experts and Library spokespeople. For further information, please contact Jacqui Loftus-Hills (Mon-Tue) on 0416 778 146, Carly O’Donovan (Wed-Fri) on 0438 434 447 or Katrina Walter on 0402 703 708. You can also send an email to [email protected].

Commercial filming and photography

The Library's impressive galleries and spaces can be hired as unique locations for films, product advertisements, fashion shoots or television shows/documentaries. To discuss your requirements, please contact our venue hire team on 03 8664 7291 or email Tim Rangi, [email protected].

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. 

Children's Book Week goes digital with State Library Victoria

Wednesday 14 October 2020

As primary school children across Victoria head back to school after months of lockdown, State Library Victoria will launch its first ever virtual Children’s Book Week with free live events, workshops and podcasts kicking off Monday 19 October.