Coffs Harbour Library’s services and resources are constantly evolving to meet the needs of the community. English Language learning resources are provided to serve an increasingly diverse community of users.
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.
Want to know what books stand the test of time? Check out Coffs Harbour Library’s ten most borrowed titles.
Lorraine Vass was the first professional librarian appointed at Coffs Harbour Library.
Once the bookmobile service was withdrawn, it was time to start thinking about a new library in Woolgoolga….a very small one!
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.
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.
Mayor John Smith opened a new legal information service at Coffs Harbour City Library on 16 August 1993.
Coffs Harbour librarians explain how student teachers can benefit from public libraries.
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.
Jan Arnett is one of our regular library members who can frequently be seen at the library researching family and local history.
A new larger purpose-built library opens in Castle Street in 1973 and is named after the late Shire President who was instrumental in establishing the library service in Coffs Harbour.
Where it all began! Find out about how the Coffs Harbour Library was first established in 1964.