The library will be closed on Friday afternoon 6 December from 12pm for a staff/committee meeting. Apologies for inconvenience. Books can be returned through the return book chute during this time.
Christmas closure: We wish all our members a very happy, relaxing and safe Christmas break and advise that the PMI will close at 4.30pm on Friday 20 December and will reopen at 9.30am on Monday 6 January. The return book chute will be closed during this period, so please organise your holiday reading well in advance.
2013 Short History Prize WINNER ANNOUNCED: Details ...
Latest PMI Press book Valuable Steps available! See our publications page for details.
Ancestry Library Edition is now at the PMI! Call 9510 3393 to reserve a computer, or bing your laptop and we'll show you how to log in.
Click here for the Recent Additions List (October 2013)
Click here for second-hand and ex-library books for sale (updated November 2013)
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The library is located at 140 High Street, Prahran (Melway reference 2L H12 and 58 D6).
It is close to: Prahran Station (Sandringham line) Chapel Street trams (Nos. 78, 79) High Street tram (No. 6)
There is 1 hour parking on High Street, and 3 hour parking on Thomas Street.
During university semesters it can be difficult to find parking, but on weekends the carpark on the corner of High and Thomas Streets (next door to the west of the library) is free to the public.
except for Victorian public holidays and the Christmas-New Year period.
The objectives of the PMI are as follows: