09 August 2021
National Science Week 2021
Discover the Library's events, resources and videos celebrating science and technology.
09 August 2021
Mystery Box: 19th century keys to the Melbourne Zoo
Join Principal Librarian Kevin Molloy as he explores the Le Souëf family collection.
26 July 2021
Mystery Box: 70 years of Redhead matchboxes
Discover how the iconic Bryant and May Redhead matchbox changed over the decades and became essential to Australian households.
23 July 2021
Webinar: resetting permanent skilled migration after the pandemic
A panel of experts discuss the future of Australia’s permanent skilled migration program in this live webinar, in partnership with Grattan Institute.
19 July 2021
Ned Kelly’s armour: a suit becomes a symbol
Take a rare, close-up look at Ned Kelly's armour in this short documentary featuring interviews with our Conservation team.
12 July 2021
Mystery Box: Coles Myer pneumatic tube system
Be treated to a special unboxing of ornate pneumatic tubes used in department stores from the early-to-mid twentieth century.
07 July 2021
Alchemy successful participants announced
The Library has announced 14 successful applicants chosen to develop their creative ideas as part of the Library’s inaugural Alchemy program.
28 June 2021
The Policy Pitch reading list: resetting permanent skilled migration after the pandemic
Enhance your learning about Australia's permanent migration policy with this curated reading list.
21 June 2021
Mystery Box: embroidered book bindings from the 17th century
Watch as Senior Librarian Anna Welch unboxes two items from our rare books collection with embroidered bindings and mysterious backstories.
07 June 2021
The Library Files: making a book cradle
Senior Conservator Katrina Ben and Conservator Ian Cox take us through the important, and often overlooked, book cradle building process.