Tag Archives: Interview

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 Carol Ruby - 1988-2015

Carol Ruby is one of the longest serving active volunteers at the library. Carol compares various libraries she has visited to Coffs Harbour Library.


Oral History interview with Margaret Hivon - 2008 -2015

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.


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.


Interview with Eric Bennett - 1965

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.


Interview with Trish White - Retrospective

Trish White is one of our long standing library members whose love of books and libraries is well known.


Interview with Lorraine Vass - 1977

Lorraine Vass was the first professional librarian appointed at Coffs Harbour Library.


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.


Interview with Jan Arnett - Retrospective

Jan Arnett is one of our regular library members who can frequently be seen at the library researching family and local history.