Success! Despite Short Notice of the Two Day Book Sale

Book Sale 2023 success

Despite a very short marketing frame of two weeks, the two day book sale was a great success. Many thanks go to David Reed of Samford Scouts in helping ensure the event was a great success.  Thankfully the weather held up until the end of Sunday, despite clouds showing every intention of dropping rain bursts. […]

City of Moreton Bay Provides Support to Update Equipment

Moreton Bay support

As CLS seven year old A3 Brother printer had begun to develop quirky habits and the external hard drives had started to show faults when checked by a computer technician, their life cycle was obviously coming to an end. Fortunately, the City of Moreton Bay had recently opened a new round of Local Community Support […]

Sunshine and Ambient Temperatures

Saturday’s (26th August) car boot sale at the Samford Valley Community Church turned out to be a fabulous success both in weather, vendors and attendees. As clouds moved across the sky, sunshine streamed from behind. Prospective buyers also streamed in throughout the day, with many walking away with armfuls of goodies from the multiples of […]

New volunteer

Rumble new volunteer

While National Book Lovers Day was on Wednesday 6th August, the nearest book dayfor CLS was Thursday afternoon 10th August. Senior volunteers arrived on site, opened up both the containers and set up ready for anafternoon of shelving books.

Green carpet has been laid


Many thanks to Peter Dunn of Good as Dunn earthmoving for going out of his way to arrive first thing the other morning with no-one able to be on site in the afternoon. All the drainage gravel has now been spread between the two big “book cases” (being the two containers) and over the trailer […]

Book delivery service

Book delivery service

A new service to the public is currently under evaluation. The service aims to provide a free book delivery service to those who are confined to home. In 2017 CLS ran a similar service “Library Bags” which operated through Samford Support Network to their clients. The new service idea is further expanded to include certain […]

Current Library Situation | July 2023

Books sale 2023

As of July 2023, the library finally achieved a very special goal of having all the Keepers (main collection of books) housed in one place. The Keepers are together for the first time in almost three years of the Library being homeless. At this stage the Keepers are yet to be unpacked and shelved and […]

Nine Tonnes of Books Up in the Air

On an overcast foggy morning, a 25 tonne Franna crane ventured out from Albany Creek and travelled to Wights Mountain for a very special project. Project Book Move – the easiest moving of the nine tonnes of “Keepers” (being the main book collection) the Community Library has ever had. 

Community Library Samford Members Win Community Bank Samford Mural Design


Early in 2022 the Community Bank Samford advertised through Creative Samford for expressions of interest in designing a series of five panels to adorn the Bank’s wall facing Station Street.  A series of conditions, included stipulations to represent past and present Samford, along with flora, fauna and buildings.