OUR NED the First Librarian of the Geelong Public Library

Posted 18 April 2019

“Meet’ the first Librarian of theĀ Geelong Public Library, Mr Edward Purdue, played beautifully by actor Ben Mitchell.

In this theatrically-inspired presentation, Dr Coralie Jenkin presents the story of Ned, who in 1879 absconded with Geelong Library funds, abandoning his wife.

Ben Mitchell plays Mr Edward Purdue


Join the Geelong Regional Library for an expose of one of Geelong’s most colourful public characters.

Tuesday, 23 April 2019 – 6:30pm to 7:30pm
The High Ground, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

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