Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
3rd Thursday of the month // St Heliers Library
Join us for a chat and to meet new people! At our St Heliers Chinese
Friendship Group we share life experiences, skills and hobbies,
favourite reads and find out what is new in the library’s Chinese
into to see the people from Grey Power yet? They are
at Orewa Library every Monday morning, offering advice. Anyone
50 and up can access the benefits, discounts and support.
upcycling workshop Thursday 6
April // Ranui Library
Take the kids along to this session, part of Eco-West. The
focus is on making and creating with paper clay, with all
materials provided and it's free! (Adult event 31 March).
Many of the contemporary newspaper accounts of Gallipoli included
photographs and other images that brought the experiences of
soldiers into the homes and minds of the population. View the
online exhibition to see a selection of images from the newspapers of
La Basse Ville
1917: New Zealand Voices from Flanders Fields
Retired Belgian judge
Dominique Cooreman unearthed an almost forgotten battle in a 12-year
quest to bring understanding and closure to the families of the
more than 1000 Kiwi men killed in a small hamlet called La
Basse-Ville in 1917. The talk is part of the Central
City Library's Heritage Talks series.
Join us for a chilled out
afternoon workshop transforming old pairs of socks into amazing super
sloth sock monkeys! BYO socks! RSVP recommended.
electronics Saturday 1
April & Saturday 8 April // Glen Eden Library
Learn the fundamentals of electronics by creating exciting circuit
board projects. This free course will be run by a qualified
electronics engineer with a focus on blending education with fun.
Ages 8 - 18.