Thursday, August 29, 2013

September Events at Takapuna Library

Double book launch: Bev Robitai and Shauna Bickley 
When: Tuesday 10 September, 6pm
Where: Takapuna Library
Cost: Free

The Friends of Takapuna Library invite you to join us for the launch of two exciting new books.
Bev Robitai's latest book is Sunstrike, a post-apocalyptic crime novel set on an Earth paralysed by solar flares.
Shauna Bickley's new thriller Lies of the dead explores how a legacy of deceit may mean the truth comes at a cost too high to pay. 

Copies of both books will be available for purchase and signing.
Join us before the talk commences for hospitality courtesy of the authors.

Comic Book Month at Takapuna Library 
Learn how to create cartoons with Mcleay Workshops
Sunday 15 September,10am - 11am
Creativity and imagination are what comics and cartoons are all about! Come to Takapuna Library and attend our free cartoon workshop run by the amazing Mcleay Workshop. All ages and skill levels are welcome, just bring your favourite drawing utensil and get ready to create some amazing characters! To book, please phone 09 486 8469 or email Helen Woodhouse at

Kathy Reichs in conversation with Graham Beattie at Westlake Boys High School 

When: Tuesday 24 September, 7pm
Where: The auditorium at Westlake Boys High School, 30 Forrest Hill Road, North Shore
Cost: $20, plus booking fee. Your attendance at this event contributes towards the North Shore Libraries Foundation

See internationally acclaimed forensic thriller writer Kathy Reichs in conversation with foremost crime reviewer and book blogger Graham Beattie about her work and new novel, Bones of the Lost.

From teaching FBI agents how to detect and recover human remains, to identifying forensic evidence in her Montreal lab, Kathy Reichs has brought her own dramatic work experience to her mesmerising forensic thrillers.
Reichs is one of only 82 forensic anthropologists ever certified by the American Board of Forensic Anthropology. She is a Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte.
This event is proudly brought to you by the North Shore Libraries Foundation, the Westlake Girls Parents Forum and Random House New Zealand.
Doors open at 6pm when refreshments will be available for sale, before the event commences at 7pm. Books will also be available for sale and signing.

Helen Woodhouse| Takapuna Community Library Manager| Auckland Libraries – Ngā Whare Mātauranga o Tāmaki Makaurau - Ph 09 486 8469 Extn (43) 8469 Fax 09 486 8519 Takapuna Library, 1 The Strand, Takapuna Private Bag 93-508, Takapuna, Auckland 0740
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