Kathleen Syme Library

Cafe / Restaurant
Lower Noise
Several Plugs

Original Scout + Editors

Community verified

Who's clocked in to get work done here

Workspace Details + Amenities

Food coffee, light food
Seating Capacity 100
Group Space Yes
Types of Seating Larger tables, Lounge chairs / couches
Keywords Has Power
Web www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/community/hubs-bookable-spaces/kathleen-syme-library-and-community-centre/Pages/kathleen-syme-library.aspx  

Pro Tips

WiFi open for web only. This is a hub/community centre and has several rooms that can be rented on an hourly/daily basis. The hub features a library, meeting rooms, general purpose rooms, cafe and a computer lab.

  • As of today the WiFi is letting me use ssh and imaps, so it looks like the “web only” restrictions have been removed. Speeds are now 2Mbps symmetric per device, not the delightful 16Mbps listed at my time of check-in. (Ran a speed test, but no idea why it hasn’t updated.)

  • There’s a computer lab up on the first floor that’s near the kitchen, and almost always has lots of free desk space and power points. I’ve never had any complaints about moving a keyboard aside to squeeze in my laptop.

  • There are power points available in the outdoor seating area if you look closely. On a nice day you can grab a coffee from the library cafe and work outside.

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