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Do you love to write? Write a story of 500 words or under, with an Australian history theme. It can be about whatever you like and using any genre as long as it fits the specified theme. Be creative! The winning entry will be published in our newsletter and on our website. This year we have 2 categories, Adult (18 and over) and Under 18. Entries open: Monday 18 March 2019 at 9:00am. Entries close: Monday 6 May 2019 at…Find out more »
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.Find out more »
We will be closed for the ANZAC Day public holiday. The returns chute will be open. Don’t forget, you can also renew your items online. Image: ‘Memorial’ by Fraser Mummery available at https://www.flickr.com/photos/73014677@N05/6940819311/ under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0. Full terms at http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0.Find out more »
Cr Steve Stefanopoulos, Mayor of Stonnington and Vice President of the PMI will take you for a wander along Chapel Street exploring former department stores big and small between Malvern/Commercial Roads and High Street. This walk has booked out quickly in the past, so get in fast to secure your spot on this very popular heritage walk. Bring along your camera to capture some of the stunning examples of architecture along Chapel St. Cost: PMI Library Members, National Trust Members, Seniors/Concession Card…Find out more »
Have you had your DNA tested and would like to create your family tree but are unsure where to start? Good news! The Friends of the PMI Victorian History Library can help. Come along to this hands-on workshop run by experienced tutors. Learn how you can use your DNA results to gain greater knowledge about your ancestry and how you can use that information to create your family tree. The workshop will use Ancestry.com to demonstrate how to create your…Find out more »
Come on a guided heritage walk of the Malvern Civic Precinct with the Mayor of Stonnington and PMI Vice President, Cr Steve Stefanopoulos Beginning at the base of the clock tower of the Malvern Town Hall, you will explore the Town Hall, nearby Police Station and former Court House; St George’s Anglican Parish (church, hall and vicarage); Stonnington’s only bluestone house; Waiora house; Malvern Square and sculptures; former Malvern Fire Station; former De La Salle College, Armadale; Malvern Tram Depot;…Find out more »
The PMI Victorian History Library is the second oldest library in Victoria. It was founded in 1854 and was incorporated under its own act of Parliament in 1899. It is the only mechanics' institute in Victoria still governed by its own Act of Parliament. The Institute has a fascinating history. The library has been continuously providing access to books and knowledge for its members since foundation. It is now a central resource for research into the history of Victoria. Mechanics’…Find out more »
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