Tag Archives: William H. (Harry) Bailey

Remembering Harry Bailey - 2014

Coffs Harbour City Council’s central library is renamed The Harry Bailey Memorial Library in remembrance of long serving Councillor W. H. Bailey who died in 1965.


First Public Library in Woolgoolga - 1965

Woolgoolga’s first public library opened in River Street in 1965. It shared the ‘Shop 40’ building with the local barber!


The Harry Bailey Memorial Library - 1973

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.