Local studies

Coffs Harbour City Libraries and Coffs Harbour Regional Museum have a range of materials and resources to help you discover the history of the Coffs Harbour district and the people that live in it.

Local studies collection

There is a special collection of local heritage material, mostly held at the Harry Bailey Memorial Library, which holds over 1,000 titles specific to the local area. 

Browse the library catalogue for the complete collection of Local Studies material held in Coffs Harbour. These items are not for loan.

Online resources

Coffs Collections provides digitised local historical and cultural materials that can be accessed online.

Local Newspaper Index contains article citations from the Coffs Coast Advocate between 1993 and 2004.

Coffs Coast Heritage: Our stories is a local heritage blog that shares historical stories about life on the Coffs Coast.   

You can also follow the Coffs Harbour Regional Museum on Facebook