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Rare Book Week: The Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute Collection

Date
26 July 2024, 1:00pm3:00pm
CostFree
Bookings Bookings required
Location Ballaarat Mechanics' Institute
117-119 Sturt St, Ballarat Central VIC 3350

Experience the grand Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute heritage building and collection in this special Ballarat-based Rare Book Week event.

With the largest and most intact collection of material relating to Mechanics' Institutes in Victoria, the Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute collection includes rare and valuable items from a major Victorian regional centre.

Join Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute and State Library Victoria in exploring some of the highlights from the collection.

Book your tickets now.

 

About Melbourne Rare Book Week

Rare Book Week is an annual, Melbourne-wide program of free talks and events that celebrate the importance of books, literacy and literature in our lives. It has become a key event in literary Melbourne’s calendar since 2012.

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