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Help us restore a beautiful original silk invitation to the opening of the Prahran Mechanics' Institute building 1857! In 1854 Prahran Mechanics’ Institute was established after meetings convened by Rev William Moss, for the Mental and Moral Improvement and Rational Recreation of its Members, by means of Lectures, Discussions, Library, Reading Rooms, Classes, Museum, Philosophical Apparatus etc. The PMI Library was first established at the schoolroom of Prahran’s first church, then at a large room in Chapel Street made available…Find out more »
Friday 16 August and Saturday 17 August 2019 from 10:30am-3:30pm The Friends of the PMI Library are excited to be hosting this two day history showcase exhibiting a number of historical, family history and special interest societies from around Victoria, as part of the PMI's 165th birthday celebrations. This event is perfect for students, historians, genealogists and anyone with an interest in history. The Friends have sourced over $400 in door prizes and show bags including a one year subscription to…Find out more »
We will be closed for the AFL Grand Final Eve Public Holiday. The returns chute will be open. Don’t forget, you can also renew your items online. Image: The National football game for 2, 3, or 4 players . courtesy of State Library Victoria (www.slv.vic.gov.au) Creator: Melbourne : National Game Co.Find out more »
We will be closed for the Melbourne Cup public holiday on Tuesday 5 November 2019. The returns chute will be open. Don’t forget, you can also renew your items online.Find out more »
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