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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

 

Library Events - in photos...

News & Events

Thursday
Feb092017

Laugh Yourself Healthy for Seniors @ Wauchope Library

 

Laughter not only feels good it is good for you! Laughing triggers healthy physical and emotional changes in the body, strengthens your immune system, and reduces stress, anxiety and depression.

Laughter Yoga was developed by a medical doctor in the nineties and is now a worldwide social movement practiced in over 100 countries. It is easy to do and can be done sitting or standing. Come along and see for yourself!

When: 10.30 - 11.30am Thursday 9th March 2017

Where: Wauchope Library

Bookings Essential: 6581 8162


Wednesday
Feb082017

Harmony Day Film @ Port Thursday 23rd March

One family. Two wars. Three countries. What does it take to forge a new life far from home?
Filmed over 10 years, Constance on the Edge is an unflinchingly honest portrayal of one refugee family’s resettlement story in Wagga Wagga, Australia.
Constance on the Edge gets to the heart of a contemporary untold story about the courage and resilience it takes to build new lives. The film also highlights the important role communities play in encouraging a sense of belonging and enabling participation for everyone.
When: Thursday 23rd March
Time: 5.30pm for a 6pm start til 8pm
Where: Port Macquarie Library, Grant St Port Macquarie
Cost: FREE
Bookings: Port Macquarie Library on 6581 8755

For anyone interested after the viewing the audience will be invited to take part in an informal discussion about the film, refugee resettlement and the resettlement experience.
What does it take to belong?

 

Wednesday
Jan252017

Call For Entries

Who?

Head On Foundation invites photographers, creatives, amateurs and enthusiasts to enter the Head On Photo Awards 2017.

What?

The Head On Photo Awards are open internationally across Portrait, Landscape and Mobile categories, while the Head On Student Prize is open to Australian School Students (Years K-12). The prize pool is worth $50,000 and includes equipment and software from a variety of industry leaders. All finalists will be exhibited in Head On Photo Festival, Australia’s premier event of its kind and one of the world’s leading photo festivals.

Judges:

- Alexander Strecker, Managing Editor of Lensculture

- Anni Payne, AIPP Master Photographer, judge and mentor

- Dr Daniel Mudie Cunningham, Assistant Director & Head Curator, ArtBank

- Dean Sewell, Award winning photographer & Oculi Founding Member

- Isobel Parker Philip, Photography Curator, Art Gallery of NSW

- Maggie Steber, Photographer (Nat Geo, New York Times) & educator

- Moshe Rosenzveig, Creative Director, Head On Photo Festival

- Natan Dvir, Photographer & Teacher at ICP New York

- Rach Kirsten, Creative Arts Advisor, NSW Department of Education

- Robin Schwartz, Photographer & Guggenheim Fellow 2016

- Prof. Ross Harley, Dean Art & Design, University of New South Wales

- Shoair Mavlian, Curator, TATE Modern

- Simon Harsent, Photographer & POOL Collective Founder

 

When?

Open date: Tues 17 Jan

DEADLINE: Sun 26 Feb

Judging dates: March 2017

Exhibition dates: May 2017

Where?

Exhibitions will be held at Museum of Sydney and NSW Parliament House as part of Head On Photo Festival 2017

Tell me more!

Connect with us at:

Web: https://www.headon.com.au/

Facebook: facebook.com/HeadOnPhotoFest

Twitter: @headonphotofest

Instagram: @headonphotofestival

E-news: headon.com.au/subscribe

Hashtags: #headon17 #HeadOnPhotoAwards

 

 

Thursday
Jan192017

Author Visit - John Carroll

PURPOSEFUL is a guide that teaches readers a proven process for gaining a deep understanding of themselves, a good sense of the purpose and direction they want in life, and how to become the sort of person they want and need to be to live that way 

Port Macquarie Library 

Monday 13th February, 2017
5.15pm  in The Tech Room

To book a place please ring: 6581 8755

Or email portlib@mnclibrary.org.au

 


Thursday
Jan192017

AUTHOR VISIT - FIONA McARTHUR


Fiona McArthur will be talking about her new book Heart of the Sky on Wednesday 22nd February at two of our libraries. 

Port Macquarie  10 a.m.

Please RSVP: 6581 8755

email portlib@mnclibrary.org.au

Wauchope 2 p.m.

Please RSVP: 6581 8162

email portlib@mnclibrary.org.au