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.



  • The Circulation Desk
  • A Welcoming Place to Read or Write
  • A Quiet Place to Work or Study
  • Book Clubs

Library Photos by Grace Petrou


  • Melbourne Athenaeum Library 1970
  • Building Exterior 1876
  • Art Gallery circa 1970
  • Melbourne Athenaeum Library 1957

Building History


  • Author Panel
  • Artist in Residence
  • Musical Interludes in the Library
  • Marcus Clarke Lecture

Event Photos