Youngster.co sessions are back!

Attention Clarence Valley Seniors. The Youngsters are back! Youngster.co is an intergenerational program that employs local young people to teach seniors how to use technology. “We’re really excited to provide ongoing access to this program to help seniors build their digital skills,” Regional Librarian Kathryn Breward said. “Every week seniors can visit Maclean Library, Yamba…

COVID-19 updates for your library

From Monday 11th October in accordance with the NSW Government roadmap the following changes will be in place when visiting your library. All library visitors aged 16 or over will need to show staff proof of full vaccination before they can enter the library.  Children aged under 16 years must be accompanied by a fully vaccinated parent or…

Publish and Promote EOIs now open

PUBLISH AND PROMOTE INITIATIVE In response to increasing requests for library events and panels from writers in the Northern Rivers and surrounds, Clarence Valley Libraries is pleased to announce its Publish and Promote program. Expressions of Interest (EOIs) from writers to the library to have a Publish and Promote event are now open. You can download the…

Writers Group starts back @your library

Our Clarence Writers’ Groups have recommenced!  1st Saturday and 3rd Tuesdays of each month. Your library is also investigating a lunch time writers group session on the 3rd Monday of each month. If you’re interested or know someone who might like to take part please contact libraryevents@clarence.nsw.gov.au or call Jane Kreis on 6641 0121 We’re…

We’re moving from RBdigital to Libby – the one tap reading app

The Libby app is coming.

  We’ve got some big news to share with you. Libby, the award-winning reading app from OverDrive – is coming. From March 10 you’ll be able to read eBooks, eAudiobooks and over 3000 eMagazines on the Libby app for free with your library card. All you need to know about transitioning to Libby is in this email, including the phasing out of our RBdigital…

The story of Bellingen Shire’s People’s Library  

by Simona Galimberti, People’s Library Coordinator  Who would have gathered 2020 to be what it has been thus far? When I walked into the Bellingen Library in 2019 with the dream to start a storytime for adults and teenagers aimed at creating social connectedness via the art of oral storytelling I did not plan for…