Celebrations in Special Collections

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Friday 4 January 2019 to Sunday 31 March 2019

In celebration of our success with the First Year Model, recent global rankings and various awards, Footscray Park Library has a Special Collections display about celebrations.

Materials from a variety of our Special Collections will be on display until 31 March 2019, including our Rare & valuable books, Ray Verrills, John & Shirley McLaren and Sir Zelman Cowen collections

Celebrations & commemorations

Our celebrations and commemorations display highlights anniversaries, weddings and other celebrations:

The display can be found near the IT kiosk at Footscray Park Library.

Christmas, festivals & events

Located opposite the lift and stairs, our Christmas display features:

Visit the Learning Hub for a display focused on the arts and special events:

Global perspectives

Journeys around Australia and the world are reflected in a display near the service desk, showcasing:

Access Special Collections for research

Researchers from VU and other academic institutions, as well as the wider community, are welcome to use material from the Special Collections. While the items can't be borrowed, they can be viewed in the reading room on level 4 of our Footscray Park Library. Find out how to access and use Special Collections.

Email [email protected] with any questions, or to make an appointment.

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Christmas display


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18 December 2018 to 31 March 2019


Footscray Park Ballarat Road

Footscray Park Library, Building P.