The library will close at 4pm on Friday December 13 for renovations over the holiday period.
It will not reopen until late January. More details will be sent to members as they are confirmed.



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

Library Photos by Peter Ittack


  • Collins Street in 1900
  • Paul Keating and Malcolm Fraser 2009
  • Melbourne Athenaeum Chess Club in 1924
  • The Building’s Exterior in 1939

Building History


  • Musical Interludes in the Library
  • Judy Horacek 2017
  • Musical Interludes in the Library
  • Nite Art 2014

Event Photos