What’s on

What’s on

There’s a wide range of programs and events for adults and children held regularly at our libraries. You can view our current eNewsletter and connect with us on social media to keep up-to-date with what’s happening in our libraries. If you would like to receive our eNewsletter straight to your inbox, you can sign up here. For more information about any of our programs or events please contact your local library branch. If you’ve attended one of our events or programs and would like to provide us with feedback, you can do that here.

School Holidays @ Your Library

Bookings close 1pm the day before the event.

For bookings, please call:

Casino Library – 6660 0250

Evans Head Library – 6660 0374

Wed 17 April10amEvans HeadMake a cup and ball game5-12
10.30amCasinoCalling all Swifties - Make a beaded friendship bracelet8-18
Thur 18 April10.30amCasinoMake a cup and ball game5-12
Wed 24 April10amEvans HeadKite decorating5-12
Fri 26 April10amCasinoDrop-in family movie session.
Bring your snacks and watch Ruby Gillman : Teenage Kraken
All ages.
This is an unsupervised events and parents/carers are required to stay in the library for the duration of the movie.
Every day during the school holidaysKyogleLego, jigsaw puzzles, colouring in, and word puzzle sheets to use in the library
Free craft kids to take home

Ben’s Book Club: Bruce Nash

Tuesday, 23 April, 7.30pm – 8.30pm

Bruce Nash was awarded a 2022 Varuna Residential Fellowship for an earlier draft of this manuscript. He has been shortlisted for several writing awards and his short fiction has appeared in Meanjin, Australian Short Stories and anthologies. Bruce is a retired teacher and now lives on the southern New South Wales coast.

During this digital book club, guests will have the opportunity to ask questions, interact with the authors, and enjoy a bookish discussion. Ben’s Book Club is a free monthly digital book club – hosted by Ben Hobson – brought to you via Libby, the library reading app. The Zoom link will be emailed to all attendees upon registering.

‘All the words we know’ is available on Libby to enjoy as an eBook or eAudiobook.

Register for this free online event.



Author Event: J Mary Masters

Tuesday, 30 April
Kyogle Library at 10.30am
Casino Library at 1.30pm

J Mary Masters (Judith) was born in Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia in the 1950s, the youngest of four children and raised on a cattle property. For more than twenty years, she was involved in the magazine publishing industry as a senior executive. Having now given up full time magazine work, Judith is devoting her time to her writing career, with an emphasis on writing for women readers. Her stories feature a mix of town and country settings, drawing heavily on her early country life.

Read more about her latest novels and reserve the titles, First Born Son and Heirs and Successors.

To make a booking at one of the events, call Kyogle Library on 6660 0240, or Casino Library on 6660 0250.

Casino Film Club

Friday, 3 May, 9.30am doors open
Casino Library

This month we’ll be watching The Miracle Club.

Set in 1967, The Miracle Club is a heartwarming film that follows the story of three generations of close friends, Lily, Eileen, and Dolly of Ballygar, a hard-knocks community in Dublin, who have one tantalizing dream: to win a pilgrimage to the sacred French town of Lourdes, that place of miracles that draws millions of visitors each year.

Call the Casino Library on 6660 0250 for bookings.



Author Event: Annika Johansson

Casino Library – Tuesday, 14 May, 10.30am
Kyogle Library – Tuesday, 21 May, 11.30am
Evans Head Library – Thursday, 23 May, 5.30pm

Annika Johansson is a freelance writer living in the rainforests on Bundjalung land, NSW. Born in Brisbane, she studied for a Bachelor of Business Communications and has worked in Sydney, Asia, and the Middle East as a copywriter and Creative Director. She also has a side degree in people-watching. Her short story, The Speed Dater, won first prize in the Romance Writers of Australia Sweet Treats 2023 anthology competition.

This month at our libraries, Annika will be presenting their debut novel, Downstream, a story about forsaken dreams and buried secrets. Please contact your local branch to make a booking.

Casino Library: 6660 0250
Kyogle Library: 6660 0240
Evans Head Library: 6660 0374

Downstream is available to be reserved in our library catalogue.



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