The Carrathool WG Parker Memorial Library is located at 175 High Street Hillston and is a multifunctional facility for all members of the community, incorporating Library Services, Rural Transaction Centre Services and is a Centrelink & Medicare Access Point.
Carrathool Shire Council is a member branch of the Western Riverina Library Service. Membership to the library allows the public free access to e-resources check out online services for more information.
To view WRL Annual Report and relevant WRL Policies please visit: www.wrl.nsw.gov.au/about-wrl/
The Library maintains a reference collection of local history materials for use by members and visitors within the library.
Our collection includes books, files and microfilm copies of the Hillston News 1882 – 1883 Hillston Spectator from 1898 to 1952. Digital copies of both papers are available to view in the library with the Spectator from 1898 to the present day.
Historical photographs are available to view online from the library catalogue and the library has for sale copies of “Where the River Divides” for anyone wishing to obtain a written history of Hillston and District.
The library has a number of Family History resources available for researchers.
These include Birth, Death and Marriage Indexes for NSW and Victoria, a Cemeteries Data Base that that has been indexed with Obituaries, Death Notices, etc from local newspapers, digitised copy of the Hillston hospital records June1, 1886 – March 6, 1891, December 12, 1907 – December 27, 1910 Outpatients 1888.
A library subscription to ancestry.com is also available for customers to use in the library, for more information just come in and see us.
Lion & Lamb
Lola In The Mirror
The Other Bridget
Stone Yard Devotional
Carrathool Shire “W.G.Parker Memorial Library”
Phone: 02 6967 2503
For more information on our services or to book a meeting room please call 02 6967 2503.