09 April 2020
Take a virtual tour of the Library
The Library may be temporarily closed, but you can still visit our beautiful spaces from the comfort of your own home.
06 April 2020
COVID-19 community collecting
Help us tell the story of this moment in time for future generations by collecting any community materials that relate to the COVID-19 pandemic.
19 March 2020
Ebooks for family historians
We recommend a range of ebook titles to help with your family history research.
12 March 2020
StartSpace: a coworking space at State Library Victoria
Watch a short video about our new coworking space, StartSpace.
12 March 2020
Aun Ngo on StartSpace
On the eve of StartSpace memberships opening, Aun Ngo talks about why he's beyond excited about the Library's new coworking space and the opportunities it offers.
10 March 2020
Albert Ullin & the Little Bookroom
We pay tribute to Albert Ullin OAM, whose much-loved Little Bookroom shops sparked many Melbourne childrens' first encounters with books written especially for their age group.
17 February 2020
Find out about the engaging learning experiences on offer in our Schools programs, which address Australia's falling literacy rates by fostering a love of reading from a young age.
12 February 2020
Meet the kids who co-designed Pauline Gandel Children's Quarter
Meet some of the enthusiastic young members of our Children's Advisory Committee who helped design the Pauline Gandel Children's Quarter.
06 February 2020
Kids talk about libraries
From the mouths of babes: children talk about what libraries mean to them (prepare to be startled!).
19 December 2019
Revealing The Ian Potter Queen's Hall
Watch the stunning transformation of the Library's original 1856 reading room into the majestic The Ian Potter Queen's Hall.
17 December 2019
One object many stories: The Ashes
Listen to a fascinating talk on the stories and significance of cricket's 'sacred soot'.