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State Library Victoria offers all Victorians free access to our extensive collections, resources and expert staff. Joining as a free Access member means you can be part of our community and get access anywhere, anytime.

We also offer fee-based memberships, where you get the value of a free membership plus added benefits, including member-only experiences, curated content, and exclusive access to reserved, private spaces at the Library. A portion of your membership fee also plays a positive role in nurturing our programs and expanding our collections for the wider Library community.

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Gift a Library membership

Looking for a unique gift idea for a friend or loved one? Share the love of learning by gifting a Library membership filled with exclusive experiences and offers they can enjoy for an entire year.

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Have a question about membership?

Contact our friendly staff by sending us your inquiry. You can also email, phone or talk to us when you visit the Library. We are here to help.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 03 8664 7000

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