From the Maitland Mercury report:
Maitland's libraries are still relevant today and have adapted to meet the needs of the communities they serve, according to city librarian Keryl Collard.
Ms Collard said today's libraries were more than just a place for story books - they are welcoming, safe and vibrant and offer technology, space and programs that library users expect.
The city's four library branches - Maitland, Rutherford, East Maitland Thornton - joined a statewide celebration last week to mark the 75th anniversary of the NSW Library Act with simultaneous cake-cutting ceremonies.
Full article available at Maitland Mercury, Nov. 10, 2014.