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 in-store activities. This page is updated monthly to keep you informed of upcoming events.
Our autumn/winter 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 have a vibrant bookclub that meets on the first Thursday of the month at 9.30am.
If you're interested in finding our more about the bookclub, please contact Sonja on 4194 2111 for details.
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.
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, scones and biscuits? Our sandwiches, wraps and paninis are all made fresh daily. Whatever your fancy, you won't be disappointed at Mary Ryan's.
Our Dutch mini pancakes (poffertjes) with maple syrup or berries and cream/ice cream are delicious and are a popular choice with our regular customers. We've also recently added warm sticky date pudding to the menu.
We've just had a new delivery of mouth-watering chocolates. These can be purchased individually to enjoy with your coffee or gift boxed for a special occasion gift. Call in and be tempted!
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: 'Burial Rites" (Hannah Kent)
Non Fiction: 'Camping in Style' (Angela Armstrong and Stephen Rado)
Gift Book: ' Grumpy Cat'
Children's Book: 'The 39-Storey Treehouse (Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton)
DVD: 'Wonders of Life' presented by Professor Brian Cox
Audio Book: 'Growing up in the 60s' (Tom Thompson)
Our staff have excellent knowledge on a wide range of genres and are happy to assist with all your book requests.
If you're unable to find the book you are seeking, we can always place a special order
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, it 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