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$119 / year

Cultural membership

Enrich your love of the arts with a Cultural membership at Australia’s oldest and most visited public library.

Enjoy exclusive tours, talks and exhibition previews, as well as priority access to upcoming events.

Take your experience to the next level and become a member today.

Get the VIP treatment

Cultural members are the first to be invited to the most exclusive experiences on offer at the Library – from landmark exhibitions and hands-on workshops, to talks with Australia’s favourite authors. For less than a cup of coffee a week, you can gain priority access to the best of the Library, all year round.

Member benefits

Cultural members enjoy all the benefits of Access membership, plus exclusive offers tailor-made for culture lovers, including:

  • Early-bird booking access to select programs
  • Monthly emails with exclusive offers from Library partners
  • Free subscription to the La Trobe Journal print edition
  • 10% off all full-priced books at Readings State Library 
  • 10% off food and beverage at Mr Tulk cafe (excluding happy hour)
  • 10% off food and beverage at South Wharf Promenade restaurants (view full details)
  • Reciprocal rights at the National Library of Australia and State Library of New South Wales (view full details)
  • Discounted Wilson Parking (view full details)

Become a member today

Ready to join our Cultural member community? Join today to go behind the scenes and experience the best that the Library has to offer.

Gift a membership

From kids to grandparents, from students to culture lovers - everyone will love the gift of a State Library Victoria membership.

Gift your nearest and dearest a world of tailored benefits, designed to nourish cultural lovers, entertain families and support students.

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Contact us

Have questions or feedback about Membership, or need a hand joining up? Contact our friendly staff by sending us your inquiry. You can also email or phone, or talk to us when you visit the Library.

Send us your inquiry
Email membership@slv.vic.gov.au
Phone 03 8664 7000