Tag Archives: Coffs Harbour Council

Oral History interview with Dorothy and Ken Briggs - 2001

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.


Oral history interview with Janet Merriman - 1974 -1996

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.


National Simultaneous Storytime - 2001

Coffs Harbour Library becomes involved in the annual campaign to promote the value of reading and literacy for young children throughout Australia.


The ‘Cell Block’ Library at Woolgoolga - 1994

Woolgoolga Library moves into the old police ‘lock-up’ building with more space and improved services.


Library Act 1939 - 1963

The Library Act 1939 was landmark legislation which resulted in the development of free public libraries throughout NSW


Coffs Harbour Library opens for business! - 1964

Where it all began! Find out about how the Coffs Harbour Library was first established in 1964.