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PMI re-opens

Written on March 23, 2020 at 3:22 pm, by

Hello everyone, We have re-opened from Tuesday 16 June but with amended hours as follows: Monday – Closed Tuesdays to Thursdays – 9.30am to 4.30pm Friday – Closed As the situation changes we will keep you informed. Please contact us on (03) 9510 3393, mobile 0432 012 118 or email if you have anyContinue Reading

Amended opening hours

Written on March 16, 2020 at 8:25 am, by

Amended opening hours To try and protect our members, staff, volunteers, co-tenants and the public in response to COVID-19 the PMI Victorian History Library will operate with reduced opening hours from Tuesday 17 March until at least Monday 30 March 2020 with ongoing review. Please note given the current situation this may change at anyContinue Reading

New Website Coming Soon!

Written on September 9, 2019 at 1:31 pm, by

New Website Coming Soon! We are very excited to announce that we have been successful in obtaining two grants from the Bendigo Bank which will allow us to carry out a much-needed redevelopment of our website. Not only will the new website have a new modern and fresh design, but it will address current accessibilityContinue Reading

Flash Fiction Competition: Winners Announced

Written on May 21, 2019 at 11:01 pm, by

We are pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Library and Information Week Flash Fiction Competition. The staff and committee of the PMI Victorian History Library would like to congratulate Linda Martin for her successful entry Her Uncle the Historian submitted under the adult competition and to Oban Ford for his successful entry TheContinue Reading

Update: Annual General Meeting and Sandringham Train Line

Written on May 20, 2019 at 3:26 pm, by

Notice of Motion Passed – Annual General Meeting On Thursday 16 May 2019, at the Annual General Meeting (AGM), the majority of members (41 to 1) voted in favour of the motion: “that the PMI requests that the government revokes its incorporation under the Prahran Mechanics’ Institutes Act 1899 and becomes incorporated under the AssociationsContinue Reading

Early Closure Friday 7 December 2018

Written on December 3, 2018 at 12:05 pm, by

The PMI Victorian History Library will close at 12PM on Friday 7 December 2018 for a staff function. The returns chute will be open. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Early close on Thursday 6 September

Written on August 31, 2018 at 8:16 pm, by

Early close on Thursday 6 September Due to a staff function, the library will be closing early at 6PM on Thursday 6 September. We apologise for any inconvenience.

PMI Library Survey

Written on August 29, 2018 at 2:05 pm, by

PMI Library Survey We’d love to get an idea about who our members are and how you use our library.  The more we know about you, the better we can tailor our programs and services. This survey is anonymous and will only be used by library staff to develop library services and programs. The survey shouldContinue Reading

Celebrate older Victorians this October

Written on August 22, 2018 at 10:42 am, by

The annual Victorian Seniors Festival is back for its 36th year, celebrating and supporting older Victorians to participate in community life with a month of activities, events and entertainment. Throughout October, our senior community are invited to enjoy a variety of outings, concerts, seminars, workshops and exhibitions, which celebrate their significant contributions. The Victorian SeniorsContinue Reading

2018 Short Story Competition: Winner Announced

Written on June 25, 2018 at 12:37 pm, by

 2018 Short Story Competition: Flash Fiction – Winner Announced We are pleased to announce the winner of our inaugural 2018 Library and Information Week Short Story Competition. The staff and committee of the PMI Victorian History Library would like to congratulate Hannah van Didden on her successful entry Between Shelves. Judge and author Eliza HenryContinue Reading