Where it all began! Find out about how the Coffs Harbour Library was first established in 1964.
The Library Act 1939 was landmark legislation which resulted in the development of free public libraries throughout NSW
Coffs Harbour Library’s journey to join the information super-highway began in 1996 with coin-operated internet access!
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.
Coffs Harbour Library was searching for a new location following the expiration of its lease in Castle Street – was the National Mutual Building a good option?
Woolgoolga’s first public library opened in River Street in 1965. It shared the ‘Shop 40’ building with the local barber!
Woolgoolga Library moves into the old police ‘lock-up’ building with more space and improved services.
Lorraine Vass was the first professional librarian appointed at Coffs Harbour Library.
Jan Arnett is one of our regular library members who can frequently be seen at the library researching family and local history.
The introduction of the bookmobile service in 1979 saw a number of outer lying areas in the Coffs region having a library service for the very first time!
Want to know what books stand the test of time? Check out Coffs Harbour Library’s ten most borrowed titles.