Library News

Kate Kelly Collection On Exhibition In Parkes

The Kate Kelly art collection will be on exhibition in the Coventry Room at the Parkes Library and Cultural Centre from Saturday 16 July until […] Read Article

Temporary change to Peak Hill Library opening hours

Parkes Shire Council wishes to advise of the temporary change of opening hours at the Peak Hill Library. Until Wednesday 1 December 2021, the Peak […] Read Article

Changes to Parkes Shire Libraries

With the first vaccination milestone being reached, the NSW Government is easing a number of restrictions as part of the Reopening NSW roadmap, which will […] Read Article

The Dish reaches milestone of 60 years

Sunday 31 October 2021 marks the 60th anniversary of the opening of CSIRO’s Parkes radio telescope. Affectionately known as ‘The Dish’, the telescope has played […] Read Article

Lockdown lifted for the Parkes Shire

Following the announcement this morning regarding the Parkes Shire coming out of lockdown at 1pm today, the following Council facilities will reopen tomorrow at 8.30am, […] Read Article

Parkes Shire Cultural Grants now open for 2021

Local groups and organisations are encouraged to enhance their musical, cultural, and artistic endeavours by applying for a Parkes Shire Council Cultural Grant. The aim […] Read Article

Waste to Art Competition & Exhibition Extended

Parkes Shire Council wishes to advise residents of changes to the dates for the 2021 Waste to Art Competition and Exhibition. Entries will remain open […] Read Article

Author Meg Keneally to speak about her book ‘The Wreck’ at Parkes Library

Council is pleased to announce that they are hosting Meg Keneally, author of bestseller Fled, and co-author of The Monsarrat Series, at the Parkes Library […] Read Article

Parkes Library and Cultural Centre Officially Unveiled

The Parkes Library and Cultural Centre was officially opened on Friday 13th November by The Hon. Sam Farraway Member for the NSW Legislative Council alongside […] Read Article