Seasons Greetings.
The Melbourne Athenaeum Library will close for the holidays at 4pm Friday December 23 and will reopen on Monday January 16.
Although no books will be due back during this period the returns box will be available when the building is open.
We wish our members a safe and relaxing holiday.

New General Fiction

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New Crime Fiction

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New Non-Fiction

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New 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, and made a significant contribution to the cultural fabric of Melbourne over its 175-year history. 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 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 collection 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.

 

Photos by Peter Ittak

Opening Hours

Monday       10:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday       10:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday       10:00am - 8:00pm
Thursday       10:00am - 6:00pm
Friday       10:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday       10:00am - 2:00pm
Sunday       CLOSED