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 Victorian Railway History Library
Click and collect update
Our 'click and collect' service will not be available on Monday 4 and Tuesday 5 October 2021.
We apologise for any inconvenience.
2020 Annual Report now available
The 2020 Annual Report is now available at the following link.
2020 AGM annual report
*2018 Australian Heritage Festival* The PMI Victorian History Library is once again be participating in the Australian Heritage Festival. We...
*Plotting History: Michelle Negus Cleary* You can now check out the most recent 'Plotting History' post over on our Blog....
- Cato Square Construction/Road Closures - Construction on the Cato Square project in Prahran starts Monday 15 January 2018 and the...