Friends of the Library Lounge

The private Friends of the Library Lounge, conveniently located off the La Trobe Reading Room, is a great place to work, meet friends and relax.

Enjoy complimentary tea and coffee, daily newspapers, access to computers and free wi-fi. 

Conditions of entry

In addition to the Library by-laws and associated policies, please observe the following conditions of entry to the Friends of the Library Lounge:

  • The Lounge is reserved for Friends of the Library members only.
  • On request, a valid Friends of the Library card must to be presented to Library staff or an authorised officer.
  • No food or drink is to be taken into or left in the Lounge.
  • No personal belongings may be left in the Lounge; the Library does not accept any responsibility for personal belongings left unattended.
  • Friends are requested to refrain from talking on mobile phones in the Lounge and to respect the comfort of others by keeping noise to a minimum.
  • Group meetings are not to be held in the Lounge.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • The Library reserves the right to amend these conditions without notice.