The library is pleased to announce that we are planning to reopen for Click and Collect services from Friday 2nd October. This will be subject to government directives and will at this stage still include a 5km travel limit.
For more information please call or email the library.
eBooks continue to be available at all times, and more information about accessing them can be found on our catalogue.

New eBooks

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Popular eBooks

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Different eBooks

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Non-Fiction eBooks

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The Melbourne Athenaeum Library has been part of Melbourne’s cultural fabric since 1839 and offers a safe, welcoming space in the heart of the city. We offer Victoria’s finest crime fiction and biography collections, as well as the latest in books, magazines, DVDs, eBooks and audio books in a relaxing atmosphere. Members’ benefits include regular music performances, a variety of engaging talks, book and screen clubs and free wifi – for a modest yearly subscription of $99 ($89 concession). To join this wonderful institution, click here.