Each month, Mary Ryan's Hervey Bay brings you the latest news on books, CDs, and DVDs, and keeps you informed of upcoming events and specials in our coffee shop. We hope you will enjoy what's on offer at Mary Ryan's, and we look forward to seeing you in store soon.
Visit our events page for the latest book launches and instore activities. This page is updated monthly to keep you informed of upcoming events.
Our Summer Good Book Guide is out now for some great reading ideas.
Please feel free to contact our friendly staff for information on store events or for assistance with any questions you may have about books, CDs, or DVDs.
At Mary Ryan's Hervey Bay we presently have two vibrant bookclubs operating. One group meets on the first Thursday of the month at 9.30am.
The second Book Club meets on the third Tuesday of every month at 3.30pm.
If you would like to join either of these groups, please contact Sonja on 4194 2111 for details.
Our summer Good Book Guide is out now with some great new releases and gift ideas.
If you are looking for that special gift but don't know what to purchase, our convenient Gift Cards will eliminate the guess work for you. Our Gift Cards can be redeemed in the bookshop, ABC section, or coffee shop. Just ask our friendly staff for assistance.
At Mary Ryan's Hervey Bay, you can choose to dine in air-conditioned comfort in our coffee shop or dine alfresco in our shaded outdoor area. Our coffee shop staff pride themselves on serving the best coffee in Hervey Bay. As we head into the cooler weather, we've added an Italian hot chocolate to our range of hot beverages - bound to be a favourite for those who love their chocolate! In addition to this, we have sourced a new range of mouth watering chocolates and florentines. These can be purchased individually to enjoy with your coffee or gift boxed for a special occasion gift. Call in and be tempted!
Why not meet a friend at Mary's and try our delicious range of homemade cheese cakes and slices, or let us tempt you with our exclusive selection of cakes and biscuits? Our point of difference in our coffee shop is our exclusive selection of sweet treats. Plus our sandwiches, wraps, and paninis are all made fresh daily. Whatever your fancy, you won't be disappointed at Mary Ryan's.
Try our Dutch Pancakes (poffertjes) with maple syrup or berries and cream/ice cream. Delicious! These are a popular choice with our regular customers.
Group bookings are welcome for special occasions, club meetings, or parties. Please advise our staff in advance for catering purposes so that we can ensure your visit is comfortable and memorable.
Please don't hesitate to call our friendly staff to discuss your requirements.
We look forward to making your visit to Mary Ryan's a pleasurable experience.
Staff Book Suggestions
Here are our favourite picks:
Adult Fiction: 'The Darkest Little Room' (Patrick Holland)
Non Fiction: 'The Man from Coolibah' (Milton Jones and James Knight)
Gift Book: ' The Art of Handmade Living' (Willow Crossley)
Children's Book: 'Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy: Book and Plush Set' (Lynley Dodd).
Don't forget, our summer Good Book Guide is out now and there are some great new releases and gift ideas in store for the avid reader.
Our staff are happy to assist with all your book requests and we look forward to seeing you in store soon. We are happy to assist with special orders for books if you are unable to find the book you are seeking. Please ask our friendly staff for assistance.
And if you can't decide on that special gift, remember we have gift cards available to solve your problem!
Location - Hervey Bay
Mary Ryan's Hervey Bay is located in the busy shopping and business centre at Bay Central, Pialba. Mary Ryan's is a unique bookstore with the addition of a coffee shop and in-store ABC Centre.
You will find us on the corner of 5/15 Central Ave, between the Post Office and ANZ Bank, and directly across the road from Stocklands shopping plaza and the bus terminal in Hervey Bay. Ample parking is available right outside the store and we are easily recognisable by the ABC Centre and green Mary Ryan logos. Local buses run regularly to and from the bus terminal just across the road at Stocklands shopping Plaza.
Hervey Bay is located on the Fraser Coast approximately 300 kilometres north of Brisbane. With a population in excess of 52,000, it is one of the fastest growing areas in Australia. Renowned for its temperate climate and unique natural features including calm waters, magnificent beaches, annual whale migration, and World Heritage listed Fraser Island, Hervey Bay is not only a popular tourist destination, but is also rapidly establishing a strong reputation for economic growth and development.
If you are a visitor to the Fraser Coast, Mary Ryan's offers a unique experience for lovers of books, music, and coffee. From a light hearted holiday read to something more challenging, the staff at Mary Ryan's are only too happy to assist you with your enquiries and needs.
While in Hervey Bay, why not enjoy all that our area has to offer — magnificent tranquil waters and foreshore, whale watching, fishing, and World Heritage listed Fraser Island, to name a few of the must-see sights.
Now with direct airport links to Brisbane and Sydney, Hervey Bay is fast attracting both interstate and international tourists. Accommodation choices range from camping and caravanning, to 5-star hotels and self-contained units.
You are sure to find Hervey Bay the perfect escape to relax and unwind — come and visit us soon and enjoy the experience!
For public transport information about getting to the store please visit the Wide Bay Transit website at http://www.widebaytransit.com.au/
|Mary Ryan's - Hervey Bay|
5/15 Central Avenue Pialba
Ph: +617 4194 2111