Eric Bennett is a long standing member of Woolgoolga community who talks us through the opening of Woolgoolga’s first public library and his family’s use of it. Eric also discusses a number of other buildings that the Woolgoolga Library has inhabited.
A novel adaption of an R-rated film was found in the hands of a 14 year old boy sparking calls for censorship in libraries.
Coffs Harbour Library’s services and resources are constantly evolving to meet the needs of the community. English Language learning resources are provided to serve an increasingly diverse community of users.
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?
Woolgoolga Library moves into the old police ‘lock-up’ building with more space and improved services.
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.
Lorraine Vass was the first professional librarian appointed at Coffs Harbour Library.
Woolgoolga’s first public library opened in River Street in 1965. It shared the ‘Shop 40’ building with the local barber!
Coffs Harbour librarians explain how student teachers can benefit from public libraries.
The library regularly conducts outreach storytime sessions to support local festivals and family activities in the City Centre.
Carol Ruby is one of the longest serving active volunteers at the library. Carol compares various libraries she has visited to Coffs Harbour Library.