General Meeting & Christmas Party

All members are invited to the General Meeting to be held at 4 pm Wednesday 11 December at the library to be followed by the end of year party. The library will provide nibbles and drinks.

Annual President’s Report 2019

OUR VISION The Community Library Samford will operate a community library and social hub offering an open, safe, welcoming and stimulating environment to all the people of Samford and the surrounding districts. The Community Library Samford aims to: Provide a collection of materials that meets or exceeds the expectations of the community, based wholly on […]

GIVING TIME

Volunteering is a gift people give to enhance their community. Community Library Samford could not exist without the extraordinary talent and persistence of a very small crew of library members who give their time unstintingly. Every hour they give makes our community stronger, whether it is library-sitting, creating a framework of how our library/community hub […]

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Join us for our AGM: TUESDAY OCTOBER 8 at 6.00 pm Old Samford Rangers Clubhouse 23 Richards Road, Wights Mountain

BOOK LAUNCH

The most interesting and inspiring people live in Samford. One of our many creatives is Mary Mageau, an American-born writer, harpsichordist and composer who is launching a book at Community Library Samford (Richards Rd) on September 21 at 2.00pm.  Mary gained her Master of Music through universities in Michigan and Chicago. In 1974 she accepted an Australian […]

Overseas Storytellers

Last week, the library welcomed storytellers Akulah Agbami from the UK and Idrissa Camara from Guinea, West Africa. The pair are in Australia to gauge interest for a tour here by Idrissa’s theatre company, Ballet Nimba, that he founded in 2010. Multi-talented Idrissa is a dancer, choreographer, teacher, director and has also dabbled in film […]

THE LIBRARY IS OPEN AGAIN!

The library is now open Wednesdays from 1 to 4.30 pm and Saturdays from 9.00 am to 3.00 pm. Come along for a browse or a chat over a cup of tea or join one of the activities. If you are looking to volunteer with a great, fun group we are always looking for extra […]

THE PHOENIX RISES

If you’ve been following our Facebook page Community Library Samford, you will know the library is slowly developing at the Samford Rangers Clubhouse in Richards Road. We are very excited about our partnership with this great community football club who kindly let us share their premises. Linda Harvey, Evelyn Williames, Richard Carroll, Breagh Gregory, John […]

Send Us Your Writing – Please!

We really want your writings! If you send us your work we will publish it in the appropriate section of our website. We have had the pleasure of publishing a wide selection of work by local writers of all ages – from 8 to 80, all of which has been both well received and read […]

Little Libraries

What is a Little Library? Little Libraries are small waterproof spaces you provide, in any shape or size, to hold books. Old Microwaves are ideal for this, but your imagination can come up with some other suitable container. They’re positioned so people can safely access them from the street. However, they cannot be placed on […]