Book launch and author talk

Book cover

Author Anne McLeod will be presenting a talk and signing copies of her book The Summit of her ambition: the spirited life of Marie Byles as heard on ABC Radio Nationals "The Spirit of Things" program 

Taree Library on Thursday 21 July from 11.00am - 12.00 pm

The book shares the Marie Byles life story as the first woman lawyer of NSW, feminist activist with Jesse Street, environmentalist, mountaineer and early Western Buddhist,  through powerful narratives about human rights, conservation, ecology, feminism and spirituality. 

Anne's presentation will be illustrated by Marie's own photographs of her adventurous life and travels around the world.

Free event. Bookings essential. Get your tickets here

Copies of the book will be for sale at the event.


reading book

We have regular events and programs across our libraries including author talks, technology workshops, music, family history research workshops and lots more. Watch this space for upcoming events!