Get on the right side of the law

COFFS Harbour Library is playing host to a range of free talks, advice sessions and events during Law Week from May 17-23.

Law Week is an annual event that aims to promote greater understanding within the community of the law, the legal system and the legal profession.

The events being held are:

Tuesday, May 18, at 5.30pm: Cyberlaw – consumer protection and privacy on the internet, cybercrime, spam and social networking issues. Presented by lawyer and author Catherine McKimm and Peter Osborne from the NSW Department of Fair Trading. The session is followed by light refreshments.

Thursday, May 20, at 5.30pm: Wills and Power of Attorney. Presented by Susan Green from Susan Green Legal Practice. The session is followed by light refreshments.

Anyone wishing to book a place at either event is asked to contact the library by Monday, May 17, on 6648 4900.

There will also be a series of Special Storytimes with a Fireman at Woolgoolga Library on Tuesday, May 18, at 11am, at Coffs Harbour Library on Wednesday, May 19, at 11am and at Toormina Library on Thursday, May 20, at 11am.

Coffs Harbour’s libraries offer a ‘find legal answers’ service all year round. This is a free, state-wide service based in public libraries, which is also supported by a website

Every public library in NSW has a ‘find legal answers toolkit’– a collection of easy-to-read, practical books on the law.

Coffs Harbour Library also has a more advanced ‘law books for libraries’ collection, for more detailed information. These books are carefully selected and regularly updated by specialist law librarians at the State Library of NSW.

For further information or to make a booking, contact the Coffs Harbour City Library by telephoning 6648 4900.

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