23 August 2021
Treasures of the Library: the first map of Melbourne's CBD
Discover early nineteenth century Melbourne through two special items from our Robert Russell collection.
17 August 2021
Ask a Librarian
Our wonderful librarians share fascinating insights into collection items and respond to your questions in this video and blog series.
11 August 2021
The Policy Pitch reading list: net-zero by 2050, will transport be a lifter or a leaner?
Learn more about the practical policies for reducing Australia's transport emissions with this curated reading list.
09 August 2021
National Science Week 2021
Discover the Library's events, resources and videos celebrating science and technology.
09 August 2021
Mystery Box: 19th century keys to the Melbourne Zoo
Join Principal Librarian Kevin Molloy as he explores the Le Souëf family collection.
26 July 2021
Mystery Box: 70 years of Redhead matchboxes
Discover how the iconic Bryant and May Redhead matchbox changed over the decades and became essential to Australian households.
23 July 2021
Webinar: resetting permanent skilled migration after the pandemic
A panel of experts discuss the future of Australia’s permanent skilled migration program in this live webinar, in partnership with Grattan Institute.
19 July 2021
Ned Kelly’s armour: a suit becomes a symbol
Take a rare, close-up look at Ned Kelly's armour in this short documentary featuring interviews with our Conservation team.
12 July 2021
Mystery Box: Coles Myer pneumatic tube system
Be treated to a special unboxing of ornate pneumatic tubes used in department stores from the early-to-mid twentieth century.
07 July 2021
Alchemy successful participants announced
The Library has announced 14 successful applicants chosen to develop their creative ideas as part of the Library’s inaugural Alchemy program.