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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 photography and interviews

Media photo opportunities and interviews can be arranged with our collection experts and Library spokespeople. For more information, email [email protected]

You can also contact Ben Starick at [email protected] or 0411 029 393 (Monday to Friday) or Carly O'Donovan at [email protected] or 0438 434 447 (Wednesday to Friday).

Commercial filming and photography

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