EXTRA MEMBER BENEFITS
Save 10% on food and beverage at Mr Tulk cafe
Save 10% on full-priced books at Readings State Library
Early-bird booking access to select programs
Member-only emails with exclusive offers
Reciprocal rights at the National Library of Australia and other select libraries
All the benefits of Access membership.
Step behind the scenes with a Cultural membership – your annual pass to exclusive tours, talks and exhibition previews at Australia's oldest public library.
Cultural membership is $119 per year – that's less than the price of one cup of coffee a week. Join the member community for Australia’s oldest public library and secure your invitation to the most exclusive experiences on offer.
Cultural membership includes everything you get in an Access membership, all the core benefits of a tailored membership, plus exclusive offers tailor-made for culture lovers, including:
Upcoming member experiences
Readings Literary Preview: crime
Behind the scenes Library tours
The Salon Series: Country and Culture
Step behind-the-scenes with a Cultural membership
Hooked on art, cultural events and all things literary? Our Cultural membership is tailor-made for culture-lovers, bibliophiles and the insatiably curious.
Join the member community for Australia’s oldest public library and secure your invitation to the most exclusive experiences on offer.
Be one of the first 200 people to sign up for a tailored membership and receive a limited-edition membership launch tote bag!*
More membership options
Want more from your Library experience? We’ve got you covered.
Build on your Access membership and enhance your experience with our Family, Student or StartSpace memberships.
Each of these memberships includes all the benefits of Access, plus:
- 10% off food and beverage at Mr Tulk cafe (excluding happy hour)
- 10% off full-priced books at Readings State Library
- Early-bird booking access to select programs
- Member-only emails with exclusive offers
- Reciprocal rights at the National Library of Australia, State Library of New South Wales and Geelong Regional Library.
Two complimentary tickets for school holiday programs
Member-only experiences at select family programs & events
Member pricing on kids’ lunch packs at Mr Tulk cafe
Special offers from Library partners.
Career-building speaker & networking events
Guided Library induction with Library experts
Dedicated SWOTVAC student zone
Extended booking access to meeting rooms.
Ground floor coworking area with desks, wi-fi, whiteboards & workshop space
Room for meetings & client pitches with screen & teleconferencing facilities
StartSpace programming, including training, workshops, mentoring & networking
Up to 68 hours access per week to bring your business idea to life
Every membership supports us to build the state collection and ensure the Victorian community continues to have free access to vital cultural and education resources – today and into the future.
Find out more ways you can support the work we do.
*Tote bags will be available for collection from the Library from 1 April. If you are one of the first 200 members you will receive an email notification with details on how to collect your tote bag.
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.