Join or renew your Friends of the National Library of Australia Inc. membership and enjoy a wide range of benefits.

Friends of the Library hold a range of cultural events throughout the year including exhibition tours, white glove evenings and lectures by prominent authors, researchers and poets.

You can also enjoy exclusive use of the Friends Lounge and discounts on books, accommodation, cultural activities and selected institutions. See our full list of benefits for more information.  

Current Friends can also view the latest and past editions of the newsletter or view their various corporate documents.


Share your love for the National Library with your family and friends this Christmas.  Alongside the standard member benefits, a Friends Gift Membership includes a welcome gift of National Library merchandise – a book of poetry, pack of gift cards and a bookmark.

Gift memberships are available in all membership categories, starting at $30 concession for one year.  Apply online (select the gift option) or contact the Friends Office for further details on 02 6262 1698 or

This offer has been extended.  Friends Gift Memberships will be available online until Sunday 18 December, as well as by phone only on Monday 19 December, from 9am-12noon, by calling 02 6262 1698.  


For more information

If you would like more information about the Friends please email or contact the Friends Executive Officer on (02) 6262 1551.