The library is open regular hours Tuesdays to Saturdays. Currently book and screen clubs continue to operate by Zoom.
Please contact the library for additional information during this transitional period.

New General Fiction

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New Crime Fiction

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New Non-Fiction

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New Other Genres

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New eBooks OverDrive

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Become a Member

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.