Written on June 27, 2018 at 11:30 am, by Administration User
Bargain Book Day Saturday 14 July – 10:30an-3:00pm The Friends of the PMI Library are holding a Bargain Book Day. Hundreds of of books available from $2. NOTHING OVER $10! A huge variety of subject matter will be available including some Victorian history gems.
Written on June 25, 2018 at 12:37 pm, by Administration User
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
Written on May 2, 2018 at 3:07 pm, by Administration User
Clunes Booktown Festival 2018 We’re heading to the Clunes Booktown Festival 5-6 May 2018 this weekend and we’re bringing a van load of quality, second hand and brand new books with us. You can download a copy of the booklist below to browse titles we will have available for sale.
Written on April 14, 2018 at 9:11 pm, by Administration User
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of the Prahran Mechanics’ Institute. 1.00pm, Saturday 12 May 2018 AGENDA Apologies. Confirmation of Minutes of AGM held on 25 May 2017 Matters arising from previous Annual General Meeting. Correspondence. President’s report. Secretary Librarian’s report. Treasurer’s Report. Election of two committee members Appointment of auditor. The AGM will be followed at 2.00pmContinue Reading
Written on February 26, 2018 at 10:06 am, by Administration User
*2018 Australian Heritage Festival* The PMI Victorian History Library is once again be participating in the Australian Heritage Festival. We have expanded our program this year to include more events. The festival will be held between 18 April – 20 May and celebrates Australia’s fantastic heritage, history and culture The 2018 Australian Heritage Festival themeContinue Reading
Written on October 20, 2017 at 9:00 am, by Administration User
Prahran’s History on Display: Cato Street Archaeological Dig Earlier this year the Cato Street carpark in Prahran was the site of an archaeological investigation ahead of commencement of the City of Stonnington’s recently announced landmark new urban redevelopment, Cato Square. Artefacts from Melbourne’s early years have been unearthed in what was hailed as one ofContinue Reading
Written on July 20, 2017 at 9:00 am, by Administration User
2017 PMI Press Publication Where Did All the Blacksmiths Go? by Shirley Xanthos The PMI Press is excited to announce its latest publication, Where Did All the Blacksmiths Go? written by Shirley Xanthos. Thousands of years ago man made fire, man heated rock, man discovered by heating rock he could improve his weapons for hunting for food.Continue Reading