Fathers in Focus book launch at Kempsey Library

Cover of Fathers in Focus

Kempsey Library is proud to be hosting the official launch of the Kempsey Writers Group’s latest publication Fathers in Focus, on Thursday 4 September at 3pm. 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.

All community members are warmly invited to attend the launch. If you are a contributing author you may collect your copy of the book on the day, and additional copies may be ordered for $18 each.

To register your attendance and for enquiries, please contact the library.


Free hearing tests at Kempsey Library during
Hearing Awareness Week

National Hearing Care logo

Isaac from National Hearing Care will be giving a talk at Kempsey Library on Tuesday 26 August at 2:30pm. Following the talk he will conduct free individual hearing tests.

You can come along on the day to listen to the talk, then wait for your test, or book ahead to secure the time that best suits you. If you are unable to get to the library on the day, you can also have your hearing tested free of charge at Masons Eye Care on Tuesday 2 September.

Everyone over the age of 55 years who has their hearing tested at either the library or at Masons Eye Care will a receive a $20 gift card – to be eligible for the gift you should not be an existing NHC client.

For enquiries and to book an appointment, please contact the library.


FOLK monthly booksale

FOLK logo

Each month the Friends of the Library Kempsey group (FOLK) holds a book sale in the forecourt of Kempsey Library. The next book sale will be held on Friday 29 August between 9:30am and 2pm.

Come along for a chat and a bargain – a range of books, magazines, and some audiobooks and toys will be on sale at super low prices. All money raised goes towards supporting reading and literacy in the Kempsey Shire.


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