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Library Events - in photos...

News & Events


New fiction for younger readers


Just received today at the library are the latest titles from 3 popular authors:

Emily Rodda, Isobelle Carmody and Anthony Horowitz.


Emily Rodda is an Australian author best known for the Deltora Quest series, as well as Rowan of Rin and

the Raven Hill mysteries. The Wizard of Rondo is the second book in the Rondo series, following on from

The Key to Rondo.


Isobelle Carmody, another Australian author, writes for teenagers as well as younger readers.

Her Obernewtyn series (for teens/adults) is just fabulous (obviously a personal favourite!).

A Riddle of Green is the 4th book in the Legend of Little Fur series, and is for younger readers.


Anthony Horowitz writes both junior and teen fiction and is probably best known for his teenage

spy series Alex Rider. They are hugely popular, the latest and 7th in the series is Snakehead.

Necropolis, also written for teenagers, is the 4th book in the Power of Five series.


See the online catalogue for more details.


New books arrived today

Every day of the week we receive new stock at the library. New titles from the very prolific and popular authors Maeve Binchy and Michael Connelly arrived today. To add your name to the reserve list for these books, please phone the library on 65818 755, or use the reservation option via the on-line catalogue.

Wings over the Hastings...

\A book exploring the history of the Hastings District Flying Club has just been published. "Come fly with me", written by local author Elaine van Kempen, looks back over the first 50 years of the aero club and how aviation has changed in the Hastings. With many old photos and lots of interesting stories this book will no doubt bring back memories for some of our longer term residents and provide insight into what inspired 'those magnificent young men in their flying machines'. The book will be available in the Port Macquarie Local Studies Room.

New magazine title at Kempsey Library: OLD BIKE AUSTRALASIA


OLD BIKE AUSTRALASIA MAGAZINE is a dedicated motorcycle publication that covers everything from Vintage to early 1980s bikes.

Old Bike Australasia magazine is a must for those who ride as well as the dedicated current enthusiast and re builder.  

The magazine features all the latest news and results from recent events in Race Reports and Rally Round-up, along with new and old bike news and reviews, readers letters, Club Directory, What’s On and much, much more.


Reserve a copy today!


Kempsey Library Trivia Night!

It is time for you to get your team together for the ‘Open Book’ Trivia Night at Kempsey Library on Saturday 8 November from 6.30pm.  Tables will be set up for teams of 6 at a cost of $5 per person ($30 a table).  If you would like to come but don’t have a team the Library will take names and organise a team for you.

Funds raised from this event will go to the Macleay Home Hospice Service.

While it is an  ‘Open Book’ Trivia night, meaning that you can get a little help with some of your answers from books displayed in the library on the evening, no computers, PAs or internet enabled mobile phones can be used.

A light supper (cakes and slices) will be provided by Macleay Valley Home Hospice.

For more information about the Open Book Trivia Night or to book your table please phone Kempsey Library on 65663210.  People should arrive around 6.30pm for a 7pm start.