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Discover curiosities, treasures and the latest inspiring stories from our community and inside the Library

17 February 2022

The history of the Hume Weir

Revisit the construction of this historic structure through imagery from the State Library and Albury City collections.

11 February 2022

Brickman’s builds: an overview

Learn about the process of Brickman's creations, from setbacks to his favourite part of a LEGO® brick build.

10 February 2022

The Policy Pitch reading list: making time for great teaching

Enhance your learning about the current education system with this curated reading list.

08 February 2022

A macabre memento from the Burke and Wills expedition

This 160 year-old item may be one of the strangest pieces in the Library's collection.

03 February 2022

Brickman’s most admirable builders

Learn from Brickman about the artists and craftspeople who inspire him to build.

02 February 2022

Curator's tour of The changing face of Victoria

Walk through this impactful exhibition with one of its curators, Linda Short.

13 January 2022

Brickman’s favourite builds

Discover Brickman's top four LEGO® brick builds.

12 January 2022

Building the Sidney Myer Music Bowl

Watch a snapshot of how this iconic Melbourne venue was constructed in the late 1950s.

Four children laughing and smiling while wearing paper crowns in the Library
07 January 2022

What to expect at Kids’ Takeover

Unearth new passions this summer by attending fan-favourite, Kids’ Takeover.

23 December 2021

Opening day at Chadstone Shopping Centre

Be transported back to the 1960s when the mega-mall first opened its doors.

21 December 2021

The best of our blog in 2021

Look back with us at some of the most popular posts of 2021.

20 December 2021

How to train your Santa

Have you spotted Santa in a department store lately? There's more to being Santa than you might think!