How Victorian public libraries contribute to the health and wellbeing of their communities

Cory Greenwood
8 min readJun 24, 2023

What difference do public libraries make? What role do they play in affecting the mental health and physical wellbeing of the communities they serve? How much value (=savings) do they deliver for the public health sector?

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In late 2022, under the broad umbrella of Statewide Public Library Development Projects