Membership Benefits

  • Borrow items from the Victorian History Library.
  • Public access computers for historical and genealogical research, including Ancestry Library Edition.
  • Free Wi-Fi.
  • Digital and microfiche resources for use within the library.
  • Enjoy free tea, coffee and hot chocolate in our tea room.
  • Regular newsletter.
  • Buy second hand history books from our book sales, and receive a 10% discount on all new books available.
  • Members-only book covering service.
  • Photocopying, printing and scanning available.
  • Enjoy the satisfaction of knowing that you are supporting a not-for-profit, community organisation and one of the oldest libraries in Victoria.

Loan Information

  • Standard loan period of 3 weeks – inter library loan period of 6 weeks.
  • Free and unlimited reservations and renewals, unless an item is reserved by another borrower.
  • After hours return chute.

Staff assisted reference service

  • Interlibrary loans to any library within Australia.
  • Reserve, renew and view your PMI loans online.