Each year we welcome over a million visitors to our glorious heritage building in Melbourne's CBD. If you're planning a visit, here's when we're open, how to get here and our printable Library map (pdf, 4 MB).
Library opening hours
The Library is open from 10am to 6pm, seven days a week. Find out more about COVID-safe Library.
Public holidays 2021
The Library is closed on these public holidays:
- Good Friday – Friday 2 April
- Christmas Day – Saturday 25 December
- Boxing Day – Sunday 26 December
- New Years Day – Saturday 1 January 2022.
The Library is open from 10am to 6pm on these public holidays:
- Australia Day – Tuesday 26 January
- Labour Day – Monday 8 March
- Easter Saturday 3 April to Easter Monday 5 April, inclusive
- Anzac Day – Sunday 25 April
- Queen's Birthday – Monday 14 June
- AFL Grand Final day – to be confirmed when the AFL schedule is released, but usually the last Friday of September
- Melbourne Cup Day – Tuesday 2 November.