Friends of Latrobe City Libraries
The Friends of Latrobe City Libraries is a group of keen library supporters. They are interested in promoting and supporting Latrobe City Libraries and strengthening its links with the community.They are independent of Latrobe City Libraries, and have their own constitution, funds and objectives. The group work cooperatively with library management.
Friends of Latrobe City Libraries aim to:
- Promote the use of libraries in the community
- Enhance the social, cultural and educational role of our Libraries
- Advocate for the development of library services
- Lobby as required for appropriate levels of library funding
- Assist Latrobe City Libraries through participation in volunteer activities where appropriate
For enquiries or to make a suggestion for Friends of Latrobe City Libraries please email the Secretary Folcls4@gmail.com
Since forming in 2002, the Friends of Latrobe City Libraries have donated books, furniture, and equipment to the libraries. They continue to sponsor school holiday programs, including the visit in January 2015 by Captain Twist the adventurous pirate. The Friends have also funded and supported special events such as Dressing with Jane Austen in September 2015 and the purchase of Tablets for the library's eTraining program in 2016
Meetings are held on the 4th Wednesday of the month at 7pm in the library meeting rooms at Moe, Morwell, Traralgon or Churchill.
Joining the group is an ideal way for you to show practical support for your local library and to share ideas and activities with like-minded people. To join, download and complete our subscription form .
Donations of Books to Friends of Latrobe City Libraries
The Friends of Latrobe City Libraries would be happy to receive donations of books. Please contact the Secretary Jill Beck on 51741005 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A member of the Friends will then contact you to arrange an inspection of the books which will be checked for condition & age. Our storage is limited but we would appreciate to add more suitable items for our Book Sale in October, the profits of which are used to assist with events such as the school holiday programs.