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September 2019

People viewing Hearts of Gold Exhibition at Stanley Athenaeum

EXHIBITION – Hearts of Gold: Minds of Mettle

Friday 6 September - Friday 29 November
PMI Victorian History Library, 39 St. Edmonds Road
Prahran, Victoria 3181
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This exhibition, curated by the Stanley Atheneaum explores the stories and achievements of women who settled and developed the high country community of Stanley in Northeast Victoria in the nineteenth century. Hearts Of Gold: Minds Of Mettle gives voice to the remarkable migrant women who arrived, settled and made a new life in the rough and tumble world of the goldfields. It tells of their achievements, and the ways they found to make a living, support their families and serve…

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December 2019

Family History Social Group

Monday 2 December • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
PMI Victorian History Library, 39 St. Edmonds Road
Prahran, Victoria 3181
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Do you enjoy friendly conversation and family history? The Friends of the PMI Victorian History Library run a monthly family historical social group. Come along and share your knowledge and skills with other group members in a friendly and supportive environment, while making use of the many resources available at the PMI Victorian History Library. The group meets on the first Monday of each month, 1-3:30pm. Whether you are just starting out with your family history research or have many…

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Summer Library Closure

Monday 23 December 2019 - Sunday 12 January 2020
PMI Victorian History Library, 39 St. Edmonds Road
Prahran, Victoria 3181
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The library will be closed for 3 weeks over the Summer festive season. Loan periods will be automatically extended to ensure no items are due during the closure. You can still access the online catalogue during this time.

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January 2020

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Ama-Zine Adventures in Remaking History (Midsumma Festival)

Thursday 30 January 2020 • 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
PMI Victorian History Library, 39 St. Edmonds Road
Prahran, Victoria 3181
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Make Zines to remake Melbourne’s LGBTQI+ history during this year's Midsumma Festival! Learn about queer history in Melbourne. Bring your ephemera and/or photos and join us for this zine making workshop using stories, inspiration and assistance from staff, volunteers and the ALGA/PMI collections. Donate copies of your zine to the ALGA and PMI collections to be part of remaking history in Melbourne. No zine making experience necessary.    

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