Tag Archives: Computers

The Digital divide and the library’s efforts to close the gap - 2012

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.


The ‘Cell Block’ Library at Woolgoolga - 1994

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


Public Internet Access - 1996

Coffs Harbour Library’s journey to join the information super-highway began in 1996 with coin-operated internet access!


Electronic resources then and now - 1985

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.


Interview with Lorraine Gardiner - 1975

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.