Join as a Member

Joining our community of curious minds, literature lovers, and lifelong learners is easy and affordable. As an SMSA member, you will have access to borrow books from our renowned Library and Tom Keneally Centre, along with being able to attend a range of private talks, movie screenings and events.

By joining the Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts you become an integral part of our community’s long history and the fabric of Sydney’s cultural society.

Membership | 1 year $35 | 2 years $70 | 3 years $105
Annual membership that gives you access to all member benefits.

Concession Membership | 1 year $30 | 2 years $60 | 3 years $90
Annual membership that gives you access to all member benefits. Available for concession card holders.

Student Membership | 1 year $30 | 2 years $60 | 3 years $90
Annual membership that gives you access to member benefits, excluding voting rights.

*Pricing effective from 1 October 2023

We have a range of membership benefits including a members’ library, activities, talks & events.

If you are a Former Member please select this option under ‘What is your joining status.’

If you require assistance with your membership application please contact our Library staff at library@smsa.org.au or on 02 9262 7300.

Application For Membership

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Application for Membership

  • Please be aware that your new membership will not be updated until proof of identity has been sighted in person at the Library (New members only).

    Proof of identity documents accepted include:

    • Drivers licence
    • Rates or utilities notice showing your current residential address

    Membership details will be handled in the strictest confidence in accordance with the Federal Privacy Act.

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