The Melbourne Athenaeum Library is pleased to announce the launch of our new collection of eBooks hosted through OverDrive.

For more information check the eBooks page or ask a staff member.

 

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New Books in General Fiction

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New Books in Crime Fiction

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New Books in Non Fiction / Biography

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New Books in Other Genres

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Library Membership

Throughout its life, the Melbourne Athenaeum Library has provided Melburnians with access to a hand-picked collection of books and reading material. Throughout its 175-year history the library has made a significant contribution to the cultural fabric of Melbourne. Today it offers the latest in books, magazines, newspapers, DVDs, audio books and ebooks in a welcoming and relaxing atmosphere.

Become a member and become a part of Melbourne's history. Members enjoy a range of benefits, including:

  • access to Victoria's finest collections of biography and crime fiction (not to mention the rest of our collection)

  • a warm, friendly, historic library offering a relaxing space to read or write in the heart of the city

  • regular activities including author talks, book clubs and a screen club featuring old and new titles

  • a growing collections of eBooks and technical advice on using eReaders and tablets

  • free internet, WiFi and use of iPads in the library

  • an extensive online catalogue to search, place holds, renew loans and request book purchases

Library members pay a yearly subscription of $99 ($89 concession). To join this wonderful institution, click here.

 

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