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    ANZAC Day
    We will be closed for the ANZAC Day public holiday on Thursday 25 April 2018.
    The returns chute will be open. Don’t forget, you can also renew your items online.

    Image: ‘Memorial’ by Fraser Mummery available at under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0. Full terms at


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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