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  • Port Macquarie  
    Grant St, Port Macquarie
    Monday to Friday: 9.30am-6pm
    Saturday:9am-12noon
    ph:(02)65818755
  • Kempsey  
    22 Tozer St, Kempsey
    Monday to Friday: 10am-5.30pm
    Saturday:9am-12noon
    ph:(02)65663210
  • Laurieton  
    Laurie St, Laurieton
    Monday to Friday: 9.30am-5pm
    Saturday:9am-12noon
    ph:(02)65818177
  • Wauchope  
    High St, Wauchope
    Monday to Friday: 9.30am-5pm
    Saturday:9am-12noon
    ph:(02)65818162
  • South West Rocks  
    22 Landsborough St, SWRs
    Tuesday,Wednesday & Thursday,: 10am-1pm
    2pm-5pm
    Saturday:9am-12noon
    ph:(02)65665044
  • Stuarts Point  
    Cnr Ocean Ave & Marine Pde, Stuarts Point
    Tuesday&Thursday: 10am-1pm & 2pm-5pm
    Saturday:9am-12noon
    ph:(02)65690289

 

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Thursday
Jul272017

Soup & Stories

Let's celebrate Book Week 2017

Young and old are invited to join us for a bowl of soup and a yarn about books. Come prepared to tell us about a book that you have read that has helped you escape to another world.

When: Monday 21st August 6pm - 7.30pm

Where:  Port Macquarie Library Tech Room

RSVP: 6581 8755

ALL WELCOME  - FREE EVENT

 

Thursday
Jul202017

Noeline Kyle - Author Talk

Not so ordinary women: research and writing about women in Australian History

 

Where: Port Macquarie Library

When: Tuesday 15th August 10.00am

Please RSVP: 6581 8755 email portlib@mnclibrary.org.au

Noeline Kyle began researching mid north coast midwives in 1979 when writing a biography of her great grandmother Nurse Mary Kirkpatrick.  A retired academic and Emeritus Professor at QUT, Noeline  publishes  women’s history, biography and memoir, and books on writing family history. Noeline continues the research and writing of women’s history as an Honorary Professor at the University of Sydney. She continues her support of women’s,  local and family history  through her voluntary work with local museums and historical societies, and her community workshops/seminars, many publications and web page www.writingfamilyhistory.com.au

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday
Jun282017

author talk - alison buckley

Based on the Kurdish people’s struggle for self-determination and human rights in Turkey, Syria, Iraq, and Iran, Rite of Honour reflects the lives of thousands of Middle Eastern women.

When: 10am Wednesday 12th July 

 Where: Port Macquarie Library 

RSVP: 6581 8755

Alison Buckley has an Arts Degree in Politics and History and teaches secondary school English and History.  Her first two historical novels inspired Rite of Honour on today’s women guerrilla fighters of Kurdistan.

See Alison's website for more about all of her novels www.alisonbuckley.net

 

 

Tuesday
Jun272017

Australian Poetry Slam at Kempsey Library

Kempsey Library will host a regional heat of the Australian Poetry Slam on Friday 11 August. Local poets, storytellers, hip hop artists, stand-up comedians - whatever you do with words. You get 2 minutes to set the mic alight.

Anyone can participate: all you need is your voice. Local poets, story-tellers, hip hop artists, stand-up comedians - whatever you do with words. You get 2 minutes to set the mic alight.

 

Thursday
Jun222017

"Our stories" Story-sharing celebration

Please join us in celebrating the arrival of the "Our Stories" Project* story collection at Port Macquarie Library with a morning tea and story-sharing session in which a handful of courageous people whose lives have been affected by cancer will share their stories.

Where: Port Macquarie Library Cnr Gordon & Grant St

When:  10am - 12noon,  Monday July 24, 2017

RSVP: phone 6581 8755

Bring: entry by donation for Hastings Cancer Trust

*The "Our Stories" Project is a free writing/story-telling outlet or experience available to local people affected by cancer. Run by former Camden Haven Courier journalist Jan Dennis, the project helps people to share their unique life journeys, which then inspire and encourage others. The project is one of many funded by the Hastings Cancer Trust and designed specifically to support local people. For more information go to www.hastingscancertrust.org.au