Marjorie (Midge) Allan

Midge Allan was first employed in the junior section of Wollongong Central Library and later worked at many of the branch libraries and on the bookmobile. She provides an overview of library services during the 1950s and 1960s.

Listen to Midge’s Interview

Midge’s audio interview can be downloaded here.


Miss Green – Dolph Murray – Bookmobile – Fred Hall – Balgownie Library – Coledale Library – Bulli Library – Fairy Meadow Library – Dapto Library – Unanderra Library – Port Kembla Library – Warrawong Library – Russell Vale Library – Mt Kembla Book Exchange – Mt Kembla Book Exchange – Cringila Book Exchange – James Kilpatrick Children’s Library Corrimal – Bill Kilpatrick – JC Jones – School Visits – Newark Library System – Bertie The Book Bus – Computerisation – Extension Services

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