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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.

State Library Victoria awards Fellowships for 2015

Friday 21 August 2015

A playwright, a documentary filmmaker, a historian, an Iranian photographer, a novelist and graphic design duo are among the recipients of State Library Victoria’s Fellowships this year.

Curiouser and curiouser

Friday 14 August 2015

State Library Victoria announced it has acquired a rare first edition copy of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, to mark the 150th anniversary of the publication of the beloved tale of Alice’s journey down a rabbit hole.

Flashpoint - exclusive preview of new Victorian theatre

Friday 19 September 2014

On Thursday 25 September theatre goers will get an exclusive preview of works in development by some of Victoria’s most exciting playwrights in Flashpoint, a series of play readings that allow the audience to witness the process of creating new live theatre.