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Libraries Change Lives

The Libraries Change Lives campaign is an initiative of State Library Victoria and Public Libraries Victoria Network and aims to demonstrate how important libraries are in communities.

How can you be involved?

Tell us your story

If you have a story about how a library has changed your life, contact us. We want to hear about it. You can visit your local library or email library@latrobe.vic.gov.au. Stories will be added to our website (see below) and published on our Facebook page.

Community Stories

Read a selection of stories as told by people in our community who use our libraries.

The Chit-Chat Coffee, Global Village Training Café, an initiative of the Baw Baw LLEN and supported through the Latrobe Community Health Ser

The Busy Hands knitting group comprises nine regulars who meet at the Moe Library weekly to knit, crochet, embroider and quilt.

Zane and his brother Wil are now Latrobe City Library members.

Margaret has been a member of a book club for many years.

The 3840 program is a joint partnership between Berry Street and GEST and offers students a range of pre-accredited options which include English, Digital Li

Maria loves to come to the Morwell Library because of its open door inclusivity.

A home library service operates from the Moe Library and sees the hand-picked delivery of books to more than a dozen housebound library members in the distri

Georgia comes to the Moe Library to attend the Moe Peer Action Group.

Louis Furnell has lived his whole life in the Latrobe Valley, mainly in Moe.

Ackim Mwamba is a regular at the Morwell Library, sitting at one of the tables at the back with his laptop and study notes.