10 September 2020
Mat Larkin Story Talks
Popular children's book author Mat Larkin joins the Library for Story Talks!
04 September 2020
Collective Isolation Project, week 20: Wonder
Lockdown has led us to slow down and pay closer attention to the small things: tell us what small pleasures have brought you joy during lockdown.
03 September 2020
The oldest items in our collection
Kate Torney introduces two priceless items showcased in our 'World of the book' exhibition: the oldest item and the oldest book in our collection!
28 August 2020
Collective Isolation Project, week 19: Social activities
As we creak into the halfway point of lockdown, we ask you to share the social activities that you most look forward to resuming when restrictions ease.
27 August 2020
Kate Torney gives us an up-close peek at the dome's well-worn furniture which manages to be both charming and functional after more than 100 years!
21 August 2020
6 weeks, 6 issues
Catch up on all six episodes of our weekly online talk series, moderated by Kate Torney, where we hear from experts directly involved in planning Victoria's post-COVID recovery.
21 August 2020
Collective Isolation Project, week 18: Iso hair
What's up top? Share photos of your best, your worst and your craziest hairstyles and haircuts during lockdown!
20 August 2020
Favourites from the Cowen Gallery
Join Kate Torney as she shares the stories behind three paintings in the Cowen Gallery, all linked by the theme of fire.
14 August 2020
Collective Isolation Project, week 17: Electric dreams
During lockdown, we've come to depend on technology – tell us about the technology that you're most grateful for right now.
13 August 2020
The card catalogue
Follow Kate Torney down to the Library catacombs to marvel at the beauty and ingenuity of our old card catalogue – the Google of the 1800s!
12 August 2020
The Policy Pitch: Female workforce participation
Hear a panel discussion on the changes in workplaces, families and government policies that would help expand choices for Australian women.