Stawley Athenaeum and Library

The Stawley Athenaeum and Library is an historical brick building, of Main Hall and Back Room, erected in 1874. The main Hall of the building houses the Library collection of books which deal with all types of subjects. The books are housed in shelves around walls of building. A collection of early photographs of Stawley also on display. Library contains assorted historic library tables and other period furniture. The building is classified by the National Trust of Australia, and is entered on the Australian Heritage Register. The Building is used for Public meetings and functions. The Stawley Athenaeum and Library is one of the few remaining locally owned Public Library Buildings with collections still local in Victoria.


The Collection of books in Stawley Athenaeum and free library is estimated at some 3000 books