Dorothy and Ken Briggs are members of Woolgoolga library. Dorothy talks about the purpose built library building and the involvement of Woolgoolga Art Group in the project.
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.
Trish White is one of our long standing library members whose love of books and libraries is well known.
Looks back at the children’s activities held in the courtyard of the Harry Bailey Memorial Library in the 1970s and early 1980s.
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!
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 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.
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.
Lorraine Gardiner is a former staff member who first started working at a small branch at Sawtell Library in 1975 before moving to the Coffs Harbour branch in 1979.
November 23, 1996 saw Coffs Harbour City Library inundated with a 40cm wall of water which ruined over 11,000 items and resulted in the library being closed for a week.