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Designed for curious little minds

Family Membership

$96 / year

EXTRA MEMBER BENEFITS

Save 10% on food and beverage at Mr Tulk cafe

excluding happy hour

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.

Play, learn, get a little loud. Discover your new cultural playground with our Family membership and enjoy year-round savings.

Family membership is $96 per year. Enjoy a membership designed to nourish young minds and provide special experiences and savings for the whole family.

Family membership includes everything you get in an Access membership, all the core benefits of a tailored membership, plus special programs and opportunities for children, including:

two complimentary tickets per year for school holiday programs

member-only experiences at select family programs and events

member pricing on kids’ lunch packs at Mr Tulk cafe

special offers from Library partners, including 10% off a family pass to Melbourne Gaol

Upcoming member experiences

Details of member benefits for school holiday programs, member-only experiences and special events will be announced and available to book throughout the year. You'll be notified about all 48-hour early booking opportunities, ticket bookings to school holiday programs and event details in your member e-newsletter. Browse below to see member events you can book into today.

Play, learn and get a little loud with State Library Victoria Family membership

Have curious little minds to occupy? Family Membership includes complimentary tickets for the kids to school holiday programs and special experiences with your favourite Children’s authors and creators. Plus, fuel the adventure with discounted coffees and kids’ meals at Mr Tulk.

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 Cultural, 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.

Explore State Library Victoria memberships 

Cultural membership
$119
Receive exclusive benefits tailor-made for culture lovers, including:

Priority to book the best seats at select programs & events

Exclusive behind-the-scenes experiences, including VIP tours

Invitation to an annual members' event, with bubbles

Free three-month digital subscription to The Saturday Paper.

Student membership
$78
Benefits for big thinkers, including:

Career-building speaker & networking events

Guided Library induction with Library experts

Dedicated SWOTVAC student zone

Extended booking access to meeting rooms.

Startspace membership
Free
Start your business journey with access to StartSpace benefits including:

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.

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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