A group of approximately 30 library lovers gathered at the Cobar Library on Thursday afternoon to celebrate the library’s 60th anniversary. Library manager Jane Siermans said despite the unexpected clash with other council and community events, the party was well attended. As part of the celebration activities Ms Siermans spoke […]
A group of Cobar knitters have once again strongly supported the Rotary ‘Wraps with Love’ charity program. Rotary Club of Cobar secretary Gordon Hill said the ‘Wraps with Love’ program encourages knitters to make squares which can be joined together to make warm wraps for disadvantaged people in Australia and […]
Laura Manns spent her final day of school holiday fun learning how to make a beaded bookmark with local artist Jenny Strange last Friday at the library.
Cobar Shire & TAFE Library is currently hosting an extensive collection of artworks by local artist Thelma Wade. A well-known resident, Thelma was born and bred in Cobar, and has been painting and drawing since childhood. “Growing up all I ever wanted was paints. We didn’t get many Christmas presents, […]
The Cobar Library is offering local community groups the chance to run an easy and unique fundraiser to benefit their club or group. Library manager Jane Siermans said the library currently has several boxes of surplus books and DVDs that could be used to run a book sale. “There are […]
A quilt, handmade by locals to mark Australia’s bicentennial year in 1988 that was for many years thought to have been lost, has recently been brought to life and is now on display at the Cobar Library. The quilt, which was created by the 1988 class of fashion students at […]
Local residents shared their ‘Cobar Library’ memories at a special library history morning tea last Wednesday at the Cobar Shire & TAFE Library. The morning tea attracted over 15 locals to enjoy a cuppa while discussing the history of Cobar’s libraries as well as listening to the Great Cobar Heritage […]