Lane Cove Library Local Studies Monograph series was funded with
an initial seeding grant from Lane Cove Council in 1982. Profits
from each publication are used to fund subsequent works.
The aim of the series is to promote research and writing on the
local area by providing a means of publishing. Large publishing
companies are not always willing to take on works of local rather
than national interest. The program also aims to make research materials
on the municipality available to the many students and researchers
working in the area.
series provides these researchers with original, up-to-date information
incorporating primary materials from a wide variety of sources.
has published eighteen items to date, which include books, walks
brochures and a video. There are also gift cards featuring paintings
of well-known local artists..