The State Library will remain open and fully operational throughout the Vision 2020 redevelopment. However, from time-to-time there may be changes to services, collection access or programs. Service alerts provide you with the latest updates to help inform your visit.

Chess collection temporary relocation

The Chess room will be closed from 7 February as part of our Vision 2020 redevelopment project.

Chess games sets and the chess collection will be available from 7 February in the La Trobe Reading Room.

The chess collection will move to its permanent home in Ian Potter Queen’s Hall when it reopens in 2019.

Thank you for your understanding.