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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Donate money

If you'd like to support the Library, we greatly appreciate donations of any size.

General donations

To make a donation to the State Library of Victoria Foundation:

Donations are tax deductible.

Special appeals

Help us respond quickly to opportunities to build and preserve the collection by contributing to special appeals when they happen.

Your Place in our History donations

Honour your family, organisation or trust through our Your Place in our History program. For a donation of $2500 you can sponsor a glass pane in the Library's magnificent dome. For $5000 you can name a seat in the beautifully restored La Trobe Reading Room, and for $30,000 you can name one of the room's silky-oak tables.

All donations are acknowledged on plaques mounted in the Reading Room.

Find out more

To find out more about making a monetary donation and the Your Place in our History program, contact the State Library of Victoria Foundation on 03 8664 7517 or email