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Welcome

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 Victorian Railway History Library

Opening Hours

The PMI is open 10-3 Tuesday to Friday and running click and collect 9:30-4:30 Tuesday to Friday. We are closed Monday and weekends. The PMI will be closed over the Christmas break from Thursday 23 December 2021 and will reopen on Wednesday 12 January 2022.

Click and collect update

We apologise for any inconvenience.

2020 Annual Report now available

The 2020 Annual Report is now available at the following link.

2020 AGM annual report

 

 


 

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    Opening hours, COVID safe

    We are open Tuesdays to Thursdays 9.30am to 4.30pm and Mondays for 'click and collect'. When you arrive at PMI please register at the front desk using Service Victoria's QR code app or we can register you. Hand sanitiser and wipes are placed on tables around the library for your use.

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