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  • Port Macquarie  
    Grant St, Port Macquarie
    Monday to Friday: 9.30am-6pm
  • Kempsey  
    22 Tozer St, Kempsey
    Monday to Friday: 10am-5.30pm
  • Laurieton  
    Laurie St, Laurieton
    Monday to Friday: 9.30am-5pm
  • Wauchope  
    High St, Wauchope
    Monday to Friday: 9.30am-5pm
  • South West Rocks  
    22 Landsborough St, SWRs
    Tuesday,Wednesday & Thursday,: 10am-1pm
  • Stuarts Point  
    Cnr Ocean Ave & Marine Pde, Stuarts Point
    Tuesday&Thursday: 10am-1pm & 2pm-5pm


Library Events - in photos...


We had a terrific time during the April School Holidays!

There was something special for everyone during the holidays!   Plus there were creepy crawlies in every nook and cranny and an infestation of writing bugs at Port Macquarie Library.  Participants left our libraries  with either bug brooches, beautiful butterflies, bug collages, a headful of bug information and a truck load of scary stories. 

As well, we celebrated the 4th Cosplay event with a parade of amazing costumes with great manga artworks on show plus Japanese craft & sushi to share. 

The holidays at our libraries saw young writers, artists, scientists, storytellers and Cosplayers in action.  Thank you to all who took part in activities and helped celebrate the National Year of Reading in such a special way!

Please check the library website for July School Holidays schedule two weeks prior to the holidays.  Book early to avoid disappointment.

Check our photos from the April school holidays!


April School Holiday Activities @ Your Library

Have you noticed that there are bugs everywhere? your local library you will be able to find out about the AMAZING WORLD OF BUGS with the National Parks and Wildlife Rangers! 

As can catch the WRITING BUG, try your hand at BUG CRAFT and show us how much you know about bugs with BUG TRIVIA!

As well, there will be SPOOKY STORIES @ Laurieton Library and ..........Port Macquarie's 4th COSPLAY!

Click here for more details!

Happy Easter and enjoy your holidays!  See you in the library!


Summer Readers Program!

Hogwarts, Narnia, Wonderland – what do all of these places have in common? They are all amazing places where stories have taken us.  From the top end to the snow fields, from the outback to the beach, children all over Australia will be taking part in The Amazing Read, the 2011/12 Summer Reading Club program. During the whole of the summer holidays, young library members will be welcome to join in the Summer Reading Challenge.   To be in the running for prizes, Junior Borrowers will need to fill out their individual Reading Log

Each Junior Borrower will receive a certificate showing how many books they have read over summer.

And Parents.........if you want more information on the Summer Reading here

There is also some wonderful information/games & a very cool alien on the Summer Reading Club website so make sure you check it out.

Also in January you will have the wonderful opportunity to hear local Storytellers share the Birpai stories @ your local library!


You are invited to

Port Macquarie Library’s

Christmas Party

Friday 9th December

at 4pm

        Songs, stories, dance, music, Christmas craft & lots of fun for everyone!

Plus the Launch of the Summer Reading Club!!

See you there!


Parenting Expo

What a great day we had!  Fifty babies and fifty parents enjoyed the talks, camaraderie, Information Expo and the fun of just being together! 

We would like to thank the Port Macquarie Child and Family Health Nurses for organising this great day and for allowing us to host this event. 

Thank you also to the community groups who shared their expertise at the Expo...great job! And thank you parents and carers for joining in!

For some more pics from the day click here


On Tuesday 8th November at Port Macquarie Library there will be a Family Expo.  Local agencies will gather and there will be a free programme of talks and displays.

You will have the opportunity to hear from a Paediatric Occupational Therapist, Speech Therapist, Dental Therapist, Community Dietition, Social Worker. Panel of Health Professionals, a Public Health Officer and a Paediatric Physiotherapist!!!!  As well, there will be more than 20 displays in the library.

Click here for the schedule & here for the program.

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