Melanie Lee at Forster Library with her workshops

Melanie Lee with the children and their creations at her workshop at Forster Library.

Forster Library had the privilege of hosting a workshop on Wednesday 8 July by Melanie Lee. Melanie Lee is the author of “A Girl in the World” and co-founder of The Creative Kind. Her workshops focus on encouraging children and adults to imagine, draw, write and create their own stories. During the three hour workshop, Melanie… click for more

Land partnership secures community water and Aboriginal economic development

Tony Summers, Vince Hall, Leslie Williams MP

An historic property deal between MidCoast Water and the Forster Aboriginal Land Council was made official at a function attended by the NSW Minister for Aboriginal Affairs. Leslie Williams MP was at Pebbly Beach, Forster at 10am Thursday 2 July  to mark the significance of a negotiated land dealing that will see MidCoast Water bestow a perpetual right of… click for more

Library Outreach Services Officer, Meredith Campbell and Foster Study Nights

Jessie Armstrong, Sam Ellery, Victoria Cross, Marnie Maytom, Nyssa Davis, Chantelle Sanks, Carly Withers, Lily Whitton, Lauren Patch, Alison Warner, Harrison Nowland and Tom Perkins bunkered down in the Library in 2014 for the HSC Study Nights.

Great Lakes Council’s Forster Library will be opening its doors after-hours to provide a safe study environment for HSC students, away from the distractions at home. “Each year we meet with the Student Representative Council and confirm dates that we think will suit. This is the fourth year we’ve offered this service and it is really… click for more

Libraries in Forster and Tea Gardens exciting holiday fun

African Drum

Great Lakes Libraries in Forster and Tea Gardens will be offering visitors some exotic and exciting holiday activities this July. Enjoy a taste of India at Tea Gardens library on Friday 3rd July 2.30- 3.30pm. This free event aims to stimulate the creative juices with a variety of Indian craft activities. Library Outreach services Officer,… click for more

Two charged with possession of Ice in Forster

Two teenagers will face court charged with alleged drug supply offences following a vehicle stop in Forster last week. Police from Manning Great Lakes Local Area Command were patrolling Head Street, Forster, when they allegedly observed a white Holden Commodore driving erratically. Police stopped the car and attempted to speak with the driver. The driver,… click for more

Man and woman charged following drug supply offences at Tuncurry

Police attached to Manning Great Lakes Local Area Command have arrested and charged two men with allegedly supplying drugs in the Forster area. From May 2015, Operation Jonquil was formed and comprises officers from Manning Great Lakes Detectives, to investigate the ongoing supply of prohibited drugs in Forster. About 9.10pm on Friday 19 June 2015,… click for more