Local author Fiona McArthur to visit Kempsey Library

Fiona McArthur

Kempsey Library is delighted to announce that local author and midwife Fiona McArthur will be speaking at Kempsey Library on Thursday 28 August 2014, from 5:00 pm.

Fiona will be speaking about her latest book Red Sand Sunrise, an Australian novel set in a remote township in far west Queensland. Join us for the opportunity to meet this charming and interesting local lady. Copies of Red Sand Sunrise will be available for purchase on the day, and light refreshments will be provided free of charge.

To register for this event please phone Kempsey Library on 6566 3210 or send an email to ksclibrary@kempsey.nsw.gov.au

For more information please read this media release


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.


Story time at Kempsey Library

Cover of The Firefighters

The next story time session at Kempsey Library will be held on Friday 29 August, at 10:30am. Yvette and Alison will be reading The Firefighters, a lively picture book about firefighters - imaginary and real! Young people aged 3 years and over are invited to come along and join in with the morning’s activities, which will include listening to the story, then joining in with some exciting fire-fighting themed actions.

This is a free session designed for children aged 3 years and over. All welcome - for group bookings of five or more please contact the library to register ahead of time.


FOLK monthly booksale

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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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