Library early closure: The Library will close at 5pm on Thursday 23 October to prepare for the annual Keith Murdoch Oration. More information

Facade conservation & repair works: Over the next few weeks there will be intermittent noise in the La Trobe Reading Room while work is carried out on the external walls. More information

Library early closure & facade conservation works
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What's on this week

INKY Awards 2014
  • Tuesday 21 October 2014, 10:00am - 12:30pm
  • The Courtyard
The Policy Pitch
  • Tuesday 21 October 2014, 6:00pm - 7:15pm
  • Village Roadshow Theatrette
Family groups on a library tour © Carla Gottgens
  • Sunday 26 October 2014, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Meet in front foyer