The Melbourne Athenaeum Library will be closed on Friday September 29 for the Grand Final Parade public holiday.
The library will be open regular hours on Saturday September 30.



  • The Melbourne Athenaeum Library
  • The Historic Melbourne Athenaeum Lift
  • A Welcoming Place to Read or Write
  • A Quiet Place to Work or Study

Library Photos by Peter Ittack


  • Historic Card Catalogue
  • The Melbourne Athenaeum Library 1970
  • Collins Street in 1900
  • Athenaeum Art Gallery circa 1920

Building History


  • Author Andy Griffiths at Hands In Print 2015
  • International TableTop Day 2016
  • Speaker Richard Overell at the Library in 2015
  • Judy Horacek 2017

Event Photos