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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The changing Melbourne table

Listen to Tony Tan, Melbourne Food and Wine Festival creative director – cultural, as he chairs a panel discussion about Melbourne's past and present culinary scene.

The panel includes restaurateur Patricia O'Donnell, granddaughter of Mario Vigano, founder of the legendary Mario's; chef and restaurateur Guy Grossi; and culinary historian Charmaine O’Brien, author of Flavours of Melbourne.