18 October 2021
‘Don’t pray for rain, dam it!’: A brief history of water conservation in Victoria
Senior Curator Linda Short turns to our recently re-imagined Changing face of Victoria exhibition for insight into the state’s relationship with water over the decades.
11 October 2021
Treasures of the Library: the magic of blow books
In this episode of Treasures of the Library, Senior Librarian Dominique Dunstan conjures up three examples of blow books from the WG Alma conjuring collection.
04 October 2021
The History of Marginalia: curator's pick
Learn about the historic practice of marginalia and Anna Welch's favourite example found in the Library’s collection.
27 September 2021
A history of coffee in Melbourne
Discover the history of our city’s long-term affinity with the latte with curator Linda Short.
20 September 2021
The History of Marginalia: censorship
Learn about the historic practice of marginalia and the use of excessive censorship in an example found in the Library’s collection.
16 September 2021
The unofficial World War II photographs of Alfred Huggins and Syd Grant
Learn about the impressive collection of images that document Australia’s involvement in the Greek campaign of 1941.
15 September 2021
Upcycle it with Paperazzi Kids
Get hands-on these spring holidays with this series of bite-sized videos designed to inspire and nourish growing minds.
13 September 2021
Celebrating 700 years of Dante’s Divine comedy
Join our History of the Book and Arts librarians as they celebrate 700 years of Dante Alighieri and his great work.
10 September 2021
Webinar: net zero by 2050, will transport be a lifter or a leaner?
Watch our webinar where an expert panel discusses practical policies for lowering Australia's transport emissions.
06 September 2021
The History of Marginalia: medieval manuscripts
Learn about the historic practice of marginalia, and explore a medieval example found in the Library’s collection.