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.).
Help us restore a beautiful original silk invitation to the opening of the Prahran Mechanics' Institute building 1857! In 1854...
We are pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Library and Information Week Flash Fiction Competition. The staff and...
Notice of Motion Passed - Annual General Meeting On Thursday 16 May 2019, at the Annual General Meeting (AGM), the...