The library’s first public access computer was purchased in 1985 – this story looks back at the early CD-ROM resources and reflects on the developments in electronic reference resources since then.
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.
Where it all began! Find out about how the Coffs Harbour Library was first established in 1964.
Coffs Harbour City Library marked 10 years of regular weekly storytime in 2008.
Mayor John Smith opened a new legal information service at Coffs Harbour City Library on 16 August 1993.
Woolgoolga’s first public library opened in River Street in 1965. It shared the ‘Shop 40’ building with the local barber!
Once the bookmobile service was withdrawn, it was time to start thinking about a new library in Woolgoolga….a very small one!
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.
Jan Arnett is one of our regular library members who can frequently be seen at the library researching family and local history.
Margaret Hivon, Coordinator of the Wrap for love program in Coffs Harbour, talks about the library’s involvement in the program and its effect within the community.
Coffs Harbour librarians explain how student teachers can benefit from public libraries.