The library will reopen in a limited capacity from Monday February 18 to Wednesday February 27.

During this period access to some parts of the collection will be restricted but borrowing and returning books, as well as some space to read and work in the library will be available.

This will be followed by another period of closure throughout March.

Events Calendar

Collecting Cookbooks, a Rare Book Week talk from Richard Overell
Tuesday 03 July 2018, 06:00pm - 07:00pm

Join Richard as he explores 19th and 20th century English and Australian general cookery books, by such authors as Ambrose Heath and Elizabeth Craig. Richard will also be showing examples of works produced during World War II, books on meat, poultry, fish and vegetarian cookery, cake-baking and sweet-making, cookbooks produced to promote electric and gas stoves, books on how to serve wine, and various Women's Weekly cookbooks.

This is a free event but bookings are essential through This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (03) 9650 3100.