New Strategic Plan now available

The Clarence Regional Library has a new Strategic Plan to guide the next 10 years of the service to our communities. This new strategic plan was developed after extensive consultation with community members through online and paper surveys, focus group discussions and feedback forms.

     

 

School Holidays at your library

If you are looking for fun, free and educational holiday activities these school holidays then look no further! Check out the posters and make sure to book in to your favourites. Grafton Library booking here Mobile library booking here Yeagl Libraries booking here Bellingen Libraries call your library to book 

Grafton Library closure of July race week 2024

Due to the part-day local public holiday, Grafton library will close early at 1pm on the following days: Ramornie Day – Wednesday 17th of July Grafton Cup Day – Thursday 18th of July Mobile Library will not be at  Glenreagh Wednesday 17th of July & Tucabia Thursday 18th of July  All other library locations will…

First Nations Computer Classes Program

Clarence Regional Library launches First Nations Computer Classes Program Clarence Regional Library is excited to announce a grant funded pilot program exclusively for our First Nations seniors, aimed at enhancing digital skills and preserving their rich history. Running for the next 12 months, this program will feature 24 sessions, split between Grafton and Maclean. Starting…

June long weekend library closures

All of our libraries will be closed Monday 10th June. Normal library services will resume from Tuesday 11th June. Need a good holiday read?  No worries, your eLibrary is always open with access to endless amount of reading, listening and viewing goodies!

Graeme Simsion and Anne Buist author visit

Prepare to be charmed by Graeme Simsion, on his Great Australian bookshop tour! Graeme Simsion and Anne Buist, both acclaimed novelists, will be discussing their latest collaboration, “The Glass House.” Set in an acute psychiatric ward, the novel combines Anne’s 35 years of experience as a psychiatrist with Graeme’s deft handling of weighty topics. They’ll…

Karly Lane author visit

Get ready for a literary journey with Karly Lane, in conversation with our very own Di Collins (Team Leader for Library services). Karly Lane, a captivating voice in Australian rural fiction, calls the serene mid-North Coast of New South Wales home. With four children and an array of furry friends by her side, she brings…

Introducing Hoopla Digital!

We are thrilled to announce that from the 1st of May members of Clarence Regional Library can dive into a world of over a million titles with the introduction of the Hoopla Digital app. Hoopla offers our members instant access to audiobooks, eBooks, comics, music, movies, TV shows, and more, all available for free with…

Dorrigo Library renovations – changes of location and hours

Dorrigo Library is set to undergo renovations and the Pine Street location will be closed from Monday 5 February until September 2024.  During this renovation period, a temporary library will be established at Hickory House (50 Hickory Street) featuring reduced operating hours from Tuesday 13 February. The operating hours for the temporary library at Hickory…

Summer Reading Club is back!!

As the summer sun beckons, Clarence Regional Library is thrilled to announce the much-anticipated return of the Summer Reading Club, this year’s program promises an exciting literary adventure for the entire community. The Summer Reading Club, a beloved annual tradition, encourages young book enthusiasts to embark on a journey of discovery through the pages of…

Christmas Library Closures

Christmas Library closures: Grafton, Maclean, Yamba & Iluka – closing from Friday 22nd December 2023 at 2.00pm. Opening again from Tuesday 2nd January 2024 Mobile Library last day is 14/12/2023. First day back will be 16/1/2024 (new schedule) Bellingen, Urunga & Dorrigo –  closing from Saturday 23rd December 2023 at 12.00pm.  Opening again from Tuesday…