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 and Theatre Historical Society and the AustralianRailway Historical Society (Vic.).
Today the PMI turns 165. On the first of May 1854 a meeting was held in Prahran, the rules for...
The PMI Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Thursday 16 May 2019 at 7:00pm. We request that members arrive...
Our 2019 Flash Fiction Competition is open and this time we have two categories. After the huge response to our...