Mayor John Smith opened a new legal information service at Coffs Harbour City Library on 16 August 1993.
Coffs Harbour Library’s journey to join the information super-highway began in 1996 with coin-operated internet access!
Where it all began! Find out about how the Coffs Harbour Library was first established in 1964.
Trish White is one of our long standing library members whose love of books and libraries is well known.
Carol Ruby is one of the longest serving active volunteers at the library. Carol compares various libraries she has visited to Coffs Harbour Library.
Coffs Harbour Library was searching for a new location following the expiration of its lease in Castle Street – was the National Mutual Building a good option?
Coffs Harbour Library becomes involved in the annual campaign to promote the value of reading and literacy for young children throughout Australia.
A new larger purpose-built library opens in Castle Street in 1973 and is named after the late Shire President who was instrumental in establishing the library service in Coffs Harbour.
After 22 years of service, Janet Merriman retired as the Deputy Librarian. Janet shares her memories of Coffs Harbour Library separating from Clarence Regional Library Service and other events.
Coffs Harbour City Council’s central library is renamed The Harry Bailey Memorial Library in remembrance of long serving Councillor W. H. Bailey who died in 1965.
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.