The library will be closed from 6pm Thursday December 22 until 10am Wednesday January 11 for the holidays.
Ebooks will still be available from our OverDrive and Libby platforms during this period.
We wish you a very merry festive season and a happy new year.



  • Archives Display
  • Book Clubs
  • Browsing the Shelves
  • An Historic Cultural Institution

Library Photos by Grace Petrou


  • 1940 Brochure
  • Melbourne Athenaeum Chess Club 1924
  • Melbourne Athenaeum Hall circa 1920
  • Building Exterior 1939

Building History


  • Scarlet Stilettos
  • Artist in Residence
  • Musical Interludes in the Library
  • Musical Interludes in the Library

Event Photos