November 28, 2018

Public Libraries Victoria, the peak body representing the state’s 272 public libraries, congratulates the Hon Daniel Andrews MP and the Victorian Labor party on their success in the 2018 state election.

PLV representatives appreciated the opportunity to meet with Minist...

November 27, 2018

'Tis the season to start planning your library visit so you can stock up on some great summer reading! Our libraries change their opening hours during the holiday season so check out this list for opening times over this period.

Wishing all our members a happy and safe...

December 20, 2017

The State Government has launched a new initiative that has created recommended reading lists for young adults. Working with The Stella Prize they have developed a series of gender-conscious reading lists that are targeted towards young people aged 15-24 who may be out...

November 19, 2017

IFLA is happy to share a quick update from the Library Map of the World. We have an incredible result from the first phase of data collection which ended on 31 October.

Thanks to data contributors from around the world IFLA was able to count more than 2 million librarie...

November 8, 2017

Congratulations to  Frank Bartlett Library and Moe Service Centre by fjmt (Victoria) for winning the Urban Design category (The Walter Burley Griffin Award)

Photograph: John Gollings/Australian Institute of Architects

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/201...

October 23, 2017

Keeping a lookout: libraries supporting vulnerable communities

Thursday 7 December 2017, State Library Victoria (VRT)

The program will highlight public libraries’ role in supporting socially isolated members of our community – showcasing international programs, new ideas...

October 23, 2017

It's here!

This is it, the moment you have been waiting for... Save the date for 11am on Wednesday 23 May 2018 as we simultaneously read all across Australia!

Thanks to you National Simultaneous Storytime 2017 was the biggest event so far but we are aren’t stopping the...

October 23, 2017

The Centre for Youth Literature

 presents

2018 YA SHOWCASE

Tuesday 5 December, 6pm – 8pm

State Library of Victoria

Cost: $25 per person

Bookings: Book online or (03) 8664 7443

Is dystopian going the way of the dodo? Is crime fiction still a thrill?

The world of youth literatur...

October 11, 2017

You're invited to the Albury Digital Access to Collections workshop!

The two-day workshop gives attendees the opportunity to participate in training focused on digitisation and the provision of digital access of collections, Q&A’s with leading technology providers and t...