Discover why people are so passionate about this iconic Library space.
Read some of our 100+ memories, anecdotes and interviews...Explore our dome stories
The State Library of Victoria invites you to celebrate the centenary of its iconic dome
Since 1913 the Library's domed reading room has been the symbolic heart of our great institution. Celebrate the scholarship, creativity and learning this architectural icon has inspired for generations of Victorians. Learn more
Many people have played key roles in the life of the Library's dome. From its construction to its refurbishment, from its initial vision to the day-to-day maintenance and provision of library services, the dome resonates with expertise and passion. Hear more about the people who make the dome tick.