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.
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Primary Research Skills Workshop
This fun workshop combines humour, surprise and practical tips to help primary students become successful researchers.
Research Fundamentals Workshop
In this interactive session we'll share practical strategies to motivate middle-year students to be more discerning with information they find online.
Welcome to the Library Tour
Bring your students on a journey through Victoria’s oldest and busiest public library.
Independent Publishing Workshop
Take this schools' workshop to explore artists’ books and independent publications, then create your own magazine to share your ideas.
Victorian History: A Story of Change Online
Sharpen your students' historical and critical thinking skills with this online presentation featuring key items from the State Library’s collection.
Create Your Own Book Workshop
Be immersed in the world of books in this interactive workshop, storytelling session and self-guided experience.
VCE Research Skills Workshop
This intensive workshop introduces students to practical research strategies and tools vital to success in senior secondary school and beyond.