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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International students

We offer orientation and cultural tours for international students. All tours are staffed by trained educators or specialist librarians.

Library orientation sessions

These free orientation sessions address the practical needs of the new user. Students will be introduced to the resources and services in the Library's reading rooms, according to students' areas of interest.

Library cultural tours

Learn about the history of the Library, and visit the free Mirror of the world and The changing face of Victoria exhibitions.


Bookings must be made at least one month in advance at or on 03 8664 7099.

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