Posted by: bluesyemre | November 17, 2020

The State Library of Victoria is reopening to the public this week

Photograph: Patrick Rodriguez/Supplied

Don’t worry book lovers – all is (almost) right with the world. The beautiful and much-loved State Library of Victoria will be reopening its doors to the general public this week after the longest closure in the library’s 164-year history. 

Library services will resume and spaces will reopen on November 19, which means you can head to the famed La Trobe Reading Room, the recently restored Ian Potter Queen’s Hall or wander around all the new spaces that came out of the library’s epic renovation last year. 

This summer, the library will be hosting a number of outdoor activations on the Library forecourt as well, so keep an eye on the website for that. 

You can head to the library during two sessions: the morning session (10am to 1.30pm) and the afternoon session (2.30pm and 6pm). Visitors can pre-book a spot or walk in on the day but this will be subject to availability. Online bookings are now open.

https://www.timeout.com/melbourne/news/the-state-library-of-victoria-is-reopening-to-the-public-this-week-111620


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