Lake Macquarie History

Interview with Judy Messiter

Judy Messiter has worked for Lake Maccquarie City Libraries since April 1977 - a total of 38 years. She is a self confessed Library nerd who knew that libraries were her chosen vocation from an early age. In this interview Judy talks about her childhood experiences as a customer at Edgeworth Library, her working life and how libraries have changed over the years.

Acknowledgement of Country

We remember and respect the Ancestors who cared for and nurtured this Country. It is in their footsteps that we travel these lands and waters. Lake Macquarie City Council acknowledges the Awabakal people and Elders past, present and future.

Council acknowledges traditional custodians throughout Australia. We commit to listening deeply to and collaborating with First Peoples in our work.

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