World Book Day at State Library Victoria

State Library Victoria

Event Date: 
23 April 2018
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State Library Victoria

Celebrate our ongoing love affair with the book in a series of special events.

Pop-up talks in the 'World of the book' exhibition
The book in history – from the codex to contemporary art 10.30AM
Books that changed the world 11.30AM
Tango: a giant romance comic anthology 1.30PM
The lady vanishes – the intrepid Rose de Freycinet 2.30PM
Dome Galleries, Level 4

Public lecture
The lure of cheap books, with Wal Kirsop 12–1PM
Discover the story of cheap books, from the 19th-century launch of mass education to today’s bargain bins.
Conference Centre

The Garret LIVE at the Library
Author in conversation: Christos Tsiolkas 6–7pm
See award-winning author Christos Tsiolkas in this live recording with Nic Brasch, host of The Garret: writers on writing podcast, discussing the art, craft and business of writing.

Bookings not required
Wheelchair accessible