Celebrate our 5th Birthday with us!

This April 2024 marks a significant milestone for the Commons Social Change Library as we celebrate our 5th birthday!

Over half a decade, we’ve championed activism in all its forms, from grassroots movements to global campaigns, providing resources that inspire action and empower change. Read What the Commons has achieved in 5 years: 2019-2024.

Join us in celebrating 5 years of growth, learning, and social change! 

As an activist engaging in social change, this platform has consistently delivered. It’s not just a repository of knowledge; it’s a community of passionate activists and organisations eager to share their wisdom. – Mohini Govender, YouthxYouth.

Trivia Night

To mark 5 incredible years, we’re inviting you to our very special Trivia Night at the Victorian Trades Hall in Naarm/Melbourne.

  • 6:00pm-9:30pm, Tuesday 30 April (Trivia will start promptly at 7:00pm)
  • Loading Bay, Victorian Trades Hall, 54 Victoria Street, Carlton
  • $55 per ticket, $33 concession, $380 for a table of 8
  • Tasty snacks and birthday cake included

From historical activist moments to pop culture trivia, join us for a super fun night with great prizes. Hosted by Maxwell Smith, community organiser, trainer, stand up comedian and Commons contributor.

Gather your friends and join us for a night of fun, learning, and community as we celebrate our shared commitment to making the world a better place.

Birthday Packs

Unveil the wisdom of activists and changemakers with our Birthday Packs – a curated collection designed to spark inspiration and kindle the fire of activism within.

Within these carefully assembled parcels, you’ll find a selection of items, including inspirational quotes and beautiful activist art. Features:

  • A zine of inspiring quotes from inspiring people!
  • Top 5 resources from the first 5 years of the Commons
  • Fresh new Commons Library stickers by Carla Scotto (Naarm based artist @carladraws)
  • The Library is a Commons postcards by Erik Ruin (US artist @erikruin @justseeds)
  • Commons tote bag and bookmarks

Preorder a pack for yourself or give a gift to an activist in your life. We’ll send out packs in late April – or you can pick up at the trivia night.

Secure the Future of the Commons

The last five years have proven the importance of the Commons Library, now funds are required for the next five years and beyond.

We invite:

Birthday Card

Now, we want to hear from you! Please share your birthday wishes, reflections and stories. Your words will not only celebrate our past achievements but also inspire our path forward.

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