Noosaville Library and Cooroy Library/Mill Place have Friends' groups that support and enhance the services and activities of the library.
Friends of Noosaville Library
The Friends of Noosaville Library meet monthly however due to the current refurbishment of Noosaville Library the group will meet at the Noosa Leisure centre, contact staff for next meeting date. This is a great opportunity to meet with library staff and Friends and find out about the group's activities. Meetings always start with a cuppa and chat, followed by general business meeting. Meetings are open for all interested persons. Next meeting will be held at the Noosa Leisure Centre on Friday 8 June with cuppa at 2pm followed by the general meeting at 2:30pm.
The Friends of Noosaville Library group is involved in helping the libraries with social events, fundraising and library events as well as supporting the library staff in volunteer activities, such as:
- Adult Literacy Tutoring
- Home Library Service
- Readers Groups
- Computer Tutoring
- Local Studies
If you have a question or would like to join the Friends, talk to Library staff.
Friends of Mill Place
Friends of Mill Place are a friendly group of committed, community-minded people who meet on the third Wednesday at 1.30pm of each month (except for January) to support the activities of Mill Place and Cooroy Library and to operate the Mill Place Retail Store.
The Mill Place Retail Store is located in Cooroy Library and operates Monday – Saturday from 9am to 12 noon. For sale in the shop are items made in the Mill Place Precinct. These are supplied by Cooroy Camphor Laurel, the Ceramics Workshop and the Cooroora Woodworkers. There is a wide range of stock including wooden trays, stools, butcher’s blocks, pens, diaries, ceramic cups, bowls, jewellery and so much more…
The Friends group is involved in volunteering activities as well as participating in events and/or special projects, such as:
• Retail Store
• Cooroy Fusion Festival
• Christmas in Cooroy
• Pink Precinct Fun Trail – raise awareness and funds for National Breast Cancer Foundation
• Author Visits
• Workshops, Programs and Events