23 July 2020
The ribbon of words
Join Kate Torney in the dome, as we turn our gaze upwards to draw inspiration from 'the ribbon of words' that frames this iconic space.
20 July 2020
Freddo Frogs, Cherry Ripes & an averted plane disaster
Watch a short film of Carolyn Fraser talking about the connection between Melbourne confectionery king Macpherson Robertson and a Dutch plane lost over Albury in 1934.
17 July 2020
Collective Isolation Project, week 13: Daily snapshots
Share your photos of your walks through your local area be it urban, rural or in-between.
16 July 2020
Follow Kate Torney into the dais, at the centre of the domed La Trobe Reading Room, to discover some of its storied history.
10 July 2020
Collective Isolation Project, week 12: Make, do & fix
Share the passion projects you've embarked on during the COVID-19 period – no matter whether you've completed or succeeded in your endeavours, we'd love to see your makes and mends!
07 July 2020
The Policy Pitch: How Australia can recover from the COVID-19 crisis
Watch this Grattan Institute/State Library Victoria webinar on the policy agenda Australian governments should establish to deal with the COVID-19 shock.
03 July 2020
Collective Isolation Project, week 11: Kitchen fads & fails
From banana bread to sourdough starters, COVD-19 has seen us hone our kitchen skills over the past few months, so show us your favourite kitchen fads and fails.
26 June 2020
Welcome Back to the Library
State Library CEO Kate Torney opens the doors to some of our most popular spaces on site and online.
26 June 2020
Collective Isolation Project, week 10: Language
COVID-19 has brought many new and re-purposed words into our lexicon, so tell us the best new word you've heard in 2020!
24 June 2020
Our online collections
Find out from expert librarians how to access the State Library's online databases, ebooks and other online resources.
21 June 2020
Watch weekly instalments of Collecting Conversations, in which some of Victoria’s most interesting collectors discuss their love of objects and the stories they reveal about our lives.