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Summer Holiday Closure

Written on December 17, 2019 at 11:55 am, by

Library closure over December/January. We will be closing for 3 weeks during the Summer holiday period. The library will close at 12:30pm on Friday 20 December and re-open to members and the public at 9:30am on Monday 13 January 2020. Any items that were due back during the closure, have been automatically extended and areContinue Reading

High Street Road Closure

Written on October 15, 2019 at 11:56 am, by

High Street Road Closure High Street is currently closed between Punt Road and Williams Road due to tram works until 27 October 2019. If you are intending to visit us between now and 27 October we recommend the following: If driving, please allow extra time. The best access point is to travel along Chapel Street,Continue 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