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    This Thursday 14 February is Library Lover's Day! Help us celebrate by sharing your favourite Australian love song. Just tell us your song in the comment section of our Australian Love Songs Facebook post and we’ll add it to our Spotify playlist which you can access and play via your Spotify account. [Click the image above to go straight to the post]


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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Feb 17

W.H. Blakeley Book Launch

W.H. Blakeley Book Launch The PMI Library staff attended the book launch of W.H. Blakeley: pioneer saw maker, farmer &​...
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