Learn with us onsite and online.
The Library provides a range of programs to support both primary and secondary students, from research basics and critical thinking to subject-specific sessions and self-guided visits.
Book with us to access facilitated workshops and free self-guided trails. Find out more about our programs for students from Foundation to VCE below, or check out our resources for primary and secondary teachers.
Learn more about our COVID-safe procedures, bus parking and our historic building and grounds on our Plan your visit page.
Find the right program for you and your students by selecting from the relevant filters below.
Climate Change Summit for Schools
This full-day event will give students the opportunity to learn about, discuss and share perspectives on climate change.
Self-Guided Visits and Trails
Book your school group to explore the Library at your leisure!
Colonial Victoria: Online History Program
Sharpen your students' historical and critical thinking skills with this online presentation featuring key items from the State Library’s collection.
Research Essentials for Secondary Students
This series of video tutorials will help students in Years 7 to 10 learn practical research skills.
Create Your Own Book Workshop
Be immersed in the world of books in this interactive workshop, storytelling session and self-guided experience.
Research Essentials for VCE Students
These video tutorials will help senior secondary students learn how to quickly access our huge collection of online resources from home.
Independent Publishing Workshop
Take this schools' workshop to explore artists’ books and independent publications, then create your own magazine to share your ideas.
Primary Research Skills Workshop
This fun workshop combines humour, surprise and practical tips to help primary students become successful researchers.