Rowden White Library


If you miss visiting the Rowden White Library (aka The Rowdy) during your uni years, you’re missing out. We’ve got everything! (Except things for studying. Please do not study.)

The Rowdy is a recreation library for all students with a diverse collection of books (including non-fiction, fiction, SF/fantasy, romance, and crime), comics/graphic novels, eBooks/eAudiobooks, computers (gaming and regular), VR headsets, Playstation 5, magazines, puzzles, board games, bean bags to snooze on, and two big TV screens! And it's all free.  Printing, binding and laminating services are also available for a small fee that covers materials.

You must have a valid Unimelb student or staff card with you in order to borrow. When renewing items online, your login is the 14-digit number at the bottom of your student/staff card. Your pin or password is the one you chose when you registered at the library.

Come up and see us on level 2 & 3 of the Student Pavilion on Monash Road!

Opening hours

*Summerfest opening hours* Mon-Fri 9am-6pm

Semester: Mon-Fri 9am-7pm
End of semester (Winter and Summer) breaks: Mon-Fri 10am-5pm


Level 2 Student Pavilion
Building 162
Monash Rd
University of Melbourne
Parkville VIC 3010

Ph: 8344 6967



Email us: