As more and more government and business services have moved online there has been a growing demand for the skills of Librarians to help those separated by this digital divide.
Jan Arnett is one of our regular library members who can frequently be seen at the library researching family and local history.
Looks back at the children’s activities held in the courtyard of the Harry Bailey Memorial Library in the 1970s and early 1980s.
The Library Act 1939 was landmark legislation which resulted in the development of free public libraries throughout NSW
Want to know what books stand the test of time? Check out Coffs Harbour Library’s ten most borrowed titles.
Libraries are more than just books – we’re busy, vibrant community hubs where people come together for informal learning and cultural enrichment.
The introduction of the bookmobile service in 1979 saw a number of outer lying areas in the Coffs region having a library service for the very first time!
Woolgoolga’s first public library opened in River Street in 1965. It shared the ‘Shop 40’ building with the local barber!
Trish White is one of our long standing library members whose love of books and libraries is well known.
The library regularly conducts outreach storytime sessions to support local festivals and family activities in the City Centre.
The Picture Coffs Harbour project started back in 2008 a few years after Coffs Harbour Museum was handed over to the Council following the disbanding of the Historical Society.