19 November 2020
'Guide Alice': Mt Buffalo's original rebel, guide and photographer
Enjoy the photography and adventurous stories of Alice Manfield in this episode of From the Vault.
17 November 2020
Audubon's astonishing 'Birds of America'
Watch Principal Librarian Des Cowley reveal the intriguing stories behind Audubon's astonishing work of art, 'Birds of America' – including how the Library came to acquire it.
11 November 2020
The exquisite ballet photography of Jean Stewart
Take a tantalising glimpse into the world of ballet from the 1930s to 1950s.
09 November 2020
Story Talks with Boori Monty Pryor
Be transported by the creative tales of the famed storyteller and author of My Girragundji.
05 November 2020
The evolution of the Aussie servo
Take a trip down memory lane to the days when servos had character.
04 November 2020
Children's animation storytelling workshop with Isobel Knowles
Bring your apples, oranges and bananas to life with this animation workshop!
29 October 2020
The best cats in our catalogue
We've scoured our digital collection for some of the best portraits of our feline friends!
22 October 2020
Local football over the decades
We've scoured our digital collections for the best and rarest images of local football over the century.
21 October 2020
2020 Stephen Murray-Smith Memorial Lecture: Erik Jensen, The Man with No Face
Erik Jensen delivers a powerful lecture that explores how political systems impact the lives of individuals.
15 October 2020
The day Melbourne went underwater
Our latest From the Vault video offers an extraordinary glimpse into our city, underwater, during the 'Great Flood' of 1891.