The PMI Library is a community owned and run library specialising in the history of Victoria, Australia.
We have over 30,000 books for loan and a professional information service for our members. We provide a central resource for research into the history of Victoria.
Joining is easy, affordable and open to all.
The PMI is also the home of special collections of the Mechanics’Institutes of Victoria, the Cinema and Theatre Historical Society and the AustralianRailway Historical Society (Vic.).
2017 PMI Press Publication Where Did All the Blacksmiths Go? by Shirley Xanthos The PMI Press is excited to announce its...
Notice of 2017 Annual General Meeting In accordance with Section 5 of the Rules of the Prahran Mechanics’ Institute and...
W.H. Blakeley Book Launch The PMI Library staff attended the book launch of W.H. Blakeley: pioneer saw maker, farmer &...