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Home library

Home library - Bringing the library to you

 What is Home Library Service?

Library staff and volunteers deliver items to Home Library members fortnightly.

These can included books, large print books, audio books, playaways, music CDs, DVDs and magazines.

Who is eligible for Home Library?

Residents of MidCoast Council area who are unable to visit the library due to age, illness or disability.

Contact

Tanya McLean - Seniors Services Officer 6592 5394 or Tanya.Mclean@MidCoast.nsw.gov.au

Yasmine English – Seniors Services Officer – 6591 7394 – Yasmine.english@greatlakes.nsw.gov.au

 



Dyslexic Fiction

We have a small but dynamic collection of Dyslexic Fiction. These are a selection of books that is printed in the Dyslexie font, a special font for people with dyslexia. Search our catalogue for dyslexic fiction at Manning Valley Libraries Catalogue



Beamafilm

Each month we invite you to come in and enjoy a movie or documentary from the Beamafilm catalogue at Forster and Taree Library, and then to participate in a discussion over a cup of tea or coffee in the library afterwards. 

Forster Library

3rd Monday of the Month

2pm-4pm

Taree Library

3rd Wednesday of the Month

2pm-4pm



Art and craft

 Art

Harrington Library

Fridays

1pm-3pm

 Craft

Harrington Library

Tuesdays

9.30am-12pm

 Knitting Groups

Wrap with Love Inc

Forster Library

Last Friday of the month

10am-12pm

Hallidays Point Library

Mondays

10am-12pm

Harrington Library

Wednesdays

10am-12pm

Thursday

12.30pm-2.30pm

Taree Library

2nd Friday of the month

10am-11.30am

Wingham Library

2nd Friday of the month

10am-12pm

 Quilting

Harrington Library

Thursdays

9.30am-3.30pm



Games

 Bolivia

Wingham Library

2nd, 3rd, 4th Thursday of the month

12pm-3pm

 Chess

Taree Library

Saturdays

10am-1pm

Wingham Library

Mondays

3.30pm-4.30pm

 Learn to play cards

Wingham Library

Tuesdays

12.30pm-3pm



Readers and writers

 Book clubs

Good reads

Forster Library

Last Tuesday of the month

2pm-4pm

Wingham Library

First Tuesday of the month

10am-12pm

 Writers groups

Fellowship of Australian Writer's NSW Inc.

Forster Library

2nd Tuesday of the month

5.30pm-7.30pm

Stroud Library

Every 2nd Thursday

9am-12pm



Technology coaching and support

Basic Internet Support

Forster Library

Thursdays

10am-12pm

Computer Coaching

Wingham Library - Bookings essential

Tuesdays

10am-11am

2nd Wednesday of the month

2pm-3pm

 Mobile device support

Forster Library

Every 2nd Thursday

2pm-4pm

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Forster Library

The program provides one on one tutoring service for children and adults, with English as a first or second language.

Various services including assistance with filling in forms, understanding mail, writing, reading, computers, study and homework.

Various times are available.

Volunteer tutoring positions are also available.

Contact Forster Library 6591 7256



Other interest groups

 Family History

All library branches have access to Ancestry.com

Forster Library

Tuesday 10am-12pm

Wednesday 1pm-3pm

Thursday 10am-12pm

Friday 1pm-3pm

Taree Library

Monday to Saturday

10am-12pm

Manning Wallamba Family History Society

 Friends of the library

Forster Library

Friends of Great Lakes Library Service