The Melbourne Athenaeum Library will be closed from Friday March 30 until Monday April 2 for Easter.
The library will reopen Tuesday April 3 at 10:00am.



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

Library Photos by Peter Ittack


  • Historic Items Display in 2006
  • Paul Keating and Malcolm Fraser 2009
  • The Building’s Exterior in 1939
  • Athenaeum Art Gallery circa 1970

Building History


  • Musical Interludes in the Library
  • Author Andy Griffiths at Hands In Print 2015
  • Nite Art 2015
  • Art Installation

Event Photos