The Melbourne Athenaeum will be closed for the public holiday on Friday 26 January.

Normal hours will resume on Saturday 27 January.

Book Launch: Myfanwy Jones's Cool Water

Join us for a little bit of magic and the exciting release of Myfanwy Jones's Cool Water, which will be launched in the library by critically acclaimed author Hilde Hinton.

Cool Water is the latest novel by Miles Franklin shortlisted author and Athenaeum member, Myfanwy Jones, about about fathers and sons, and the damage that can ripple through generations.

Doors open at 6:30pm, Thursday 29 February. This is a free event but bookings are essential and can be made here.