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    We will be closed during the Easter Holiday break from Friday 19 April – Monday 22 April 2019. The library will reopen on Tuesday 22 April 2019. The returns chute will be open. Don’t forget, you can also renew your items online.


The PMI Library is a community owned and run library specialising in the history of Victoria, Australia.

We have over 30,000 books for loan and a professional information service for our members. We provide a central resource for research into the history of Victoria.

Joining is easy, affordable and open to all.

The PMI is also the home of special collections of the Mechanics’ Institutes of Victoria, the Cinema & Theatre Historical Society and the Australian Railway Historical Society (Vic.).

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Mar 19

2019 Flash Fiction Competition Open

Our 2019 Flash Fiction Competition is open and this time we have two categories. After the huge response to our...
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