Library’s History Calendar celebrates 20 years
- Written by Jessica Gadd Penrith City Council (02) 4732 7777 (02) 4732 7958 firstname.lastname@example.org https://www.penrithcity.nsw.gov.au 601 High St Penrith NSW 2750 Australia
Monday, 12 December 2022
The Research Services Team at Penrith City Library has once again mined their beloved Photographic Collection for photographs to create another calendar celebrating Penrith’s history with interesting facts about the naming origins of twelve of Penrith City’s suburbs.
Penrith Mayor Tricia Hitchen praised the Research Services Team for a successful 20 years of collating the beloved History Calendar.
“The Library’s Research Services Team outdo themselves every year with the calendar, especially because they know how much the community loves looking back at Penrith’s photographic history,” Cr Hitchen said.
“For the last 20 years, the team has explored postcards from Penrith, our cultural heritage, remembering Gallipoli on its 100th anniversary, and ‘then and now’.
“The calendar is a great platform for Penrith City Library to showcase their wonderful photographic collection which includes photographs donated by residents over the years,” she said.
The photographs included in the calendar are from the Library’s Photographic Collection, which is accessible via Penrith Library’s Catalogue in the Local Archives Search at library.penrith.city
Information contained within this news release was correct as at Monday, 12 December 2022.