The library will reopen in a limited capacity from Monday February 18 to Wednesday February 27.

During this period access to some parts of the collection will be restricted but borrowing and returning books, as well as some space to read and work in the library will be available.

This will be followed by another period of closure throughout March.

Events Calendar

Scarlet Stiletto Readings
Friday 27 April 2018, 05:30pm - 07:00pm

Once again the winning stories in the Body in the Library category of the Scarlet Stiletto Awards will be brought to life at the library on Friday 27th April.

The readings will be held as part of the launch of the 25th Scarlet Stiletto Awards, which are run by Sisters in Crime.

Authors Angela Savage, Jane Clifton, Susanna Lobez, and Leigh Redhead will entertain library members with stories from past winners. The Melbourne Athenaeum Library has sponsored the Body in the Library category since 2012.

Bookings for the readings (5:30pm for a 6pm start) can be made at Tickets are $10 for library members and include a glass of wine and cheese. Please book early to avoid disappointment.