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YAM is OPEN every day*, including Mondays, during the Autumn School Holidays. (*Except for ANZAC Day)

Local Studies Room

The Local Studies room, located on level 2 of the library at Yarrila Place, is where you’ll find resources, research tools, and knowledgeable staff to assist you in uncovering the history of the Coffs Harbour region.

Our extensive Local Studies Collection offers a wealth of information about people, places, and events that have shaped the area, this comprehensive collection includes local history publications, photographs, and archived local newspapers.

If it’s your family history you’re searching for, we offer information and guidance to help you, with a focus on selected web tools like Find My Past and Coffs Collections at

For assistance with specific queries, you can book an appointment with the Local Studies and Digitisation Librarian. Appointments are typically for one hour and can be scheduled through the booking system.

Let the Local Studies Collection be your gateway to discovering the captivating past of the Coffs Harbour region!

Book an appointment (Link (Zipporah).

Enquire about the space and let us know what you are keen to use it for or check out the programs and book your spot.

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