The library will be closed on Monday June 13 for the Queen's Birthday public holiday. The library will be open regular hours on Saturday Jun 11.



  • The Circulation Desk
  • Archives Display
  • A Welcoming Place to Read or Write
  • An Historic Cultural Institution

Library Photos by Grace Petrou


  • Melbourne Athenaeum Library 1970
  • 1940 Brochure
  • Melbourne Athenaeum Library 1918
  • Building Exterior 1876

Building History


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

Event Photos