From Wednesday 10th November, the library will be open from Wednesdays to Saturdays for a 'browse and borrow' service. 'Click and collect' will also be available during opening hours.
Please contact the library staff for more information.



  • An Historic Cultural Institution
  • Archives Display
  • The Circulation Desk
  • Browsing the Shelves

Library Photos by Grace Petrou


  • 165th Birthday Celebrations 2005
  • Melbourne Athenaeum Library 1957
  • Building Exterior 1939
  • Melbourne Athenaeum Library 1970

Building History


  • Author Panel
  • Musical Interludes in the Library
  • Artist in Residence
  • Scarlet Stilettos

Event Photos