Desley Polmear to speak at Kempsey Library in October

Author Desley Polmear

Author and South West Rocks resident Desley Polmear will be a guest speaker at Kempsey Library on Wednesday 8 October, at 11am.

Desley has recently published her second novel Just Before Midnight, a sequel to Unlocked Secrets which was published in September 2012.

Just Before Midnight is described as a ‘fast paced sensual page turner’ and tells the story of beautiful sexy Susie Russo’s chaotic life and the consequences of her choices.  

Come along to Kempsey Library and support this emerging local talent! Light refreshments will be served, and copies of Desley’s books will be on sale. Please contact the library to register your attendance.


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Free hearing screening at library

Staff from Australian Hearing Port Macquarie will be at Kempsey Library on the morning of Monday 20 October to offer free hearing checks and information about hearing devices.

Come along for a free screening and see what is available to help you hear the sounds you love. To arrange an appointment, please contact Kempsey Library.

Seniors - get Tech Savvy at Kempsey Library

Registrations are now being taken for the next Tech Savvy course being run by SkillsLink trainers, at the Kempsey Library. The classes will cover four separate topics and seniors can book to attend one, two, three or all four topics.

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  • Tech Savvy Seniors Intro will cover computer basics, and be held on over four weeks on Tuesday 21 and 28 October and Tuesday 4 and 11 November. Cost is $50 for all four weeks.

  • Tech Savvy Internet and Email will be held over two weeks, on Tuesday 18 and 25 November. Cost is $25 for the two sessions.

  • Tech Savvy iPads will be held over two weeks, on Friday 7 and 14 November. Cost is $25 for two sessions.

  • Tech Savvy Social Media will be held over two weeks, on Friday 21 and 28 November. Cost is $25 for the two sessions.

Registration is essential and pre-payment is required. For more information, please contact Kempsey Library, or SkillsLink at Port Macquarie on 6583 7288


Fathers in Focus book launch at Kempsey Library

Cover of Fathers in Focus

The official launch of Kempsey Writers Group’s latest publication Fathers in Focus was held on Thursday 4 September.

Fathers in Focus is a collection of reminiscences by the group’s members and friends, and forms a natural sequel to the group’s previous publication Mum’s the Word, published in 2010. Additional copies may be ordered at the library. Cost per book is $18 and pre-payment is required.


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