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  • Martin Edmond (image by Liz March) and Kirsty Gunn.

    Kirsty Gunn and Martin Edmond

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  • Gone Girl movie poster.

    'Gone Girl' competition

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  • Essential New Zealand poems book cover.

    Essential New Zealand poems

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  • Tuvalu Language Week logo.

    Tuvalu Language Week 2014

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  • Star Wars Reads logo.

    Star Wars Reads Day

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  • Ben Mercer.

    The ANZACs in Palestine

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  • Anne Salmond.

    Dame Anne Salmond and Sam Elworthy

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  • Diwali candles.

    Diwali 2014

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  • A red car.

    Master the road code at Wellsford Library

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  • Artweek logo.

    Artweek 2014

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  • Rachel Dawick.

    The boundary riders: tales of pioneer women

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  • Auckland Heritage Festival logo.

    Auckland Heritage Festival 2014

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  • Gumdrop by Jayde Falconridge.

    September school holidays: Creation Station!

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  • Frankentoys.


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  • Letters and papers.

    More than a war: remembering 1914-1918

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Events this week
  • Babies enjoying Rhymetime.
    Various times, multiple locations. Music, songs, movement and finger rhymes for preschoolers aged 18 months to 3 years. Some sessions are multilingual.

  • Kids at storytime.
    Various times, multiple locations. Our highly popular storytimes are ideal for kids aged 3 - 5 years. Some sessions are multilingual.

  • Babies enjoying Wriggle & Rhyme.
    Wriggle and Rhyme
    Various times, multiple locations. Active movement for early learning aimed at babies 0 - 2 years.

  • Computer tutorials at Remuera.
    Computer tutorials at Remuera
    Daily, Monday - Friday. Learn the basics of computer or internet searching with a librarian.

  • The Art of Choosing a Good Book.
    What shall I read next?
    Daily, Monday - Friday. We are book mad at Remuera Library. Have a session with a librarian to find the best book for you!

  • Democracy Then.
    View Finder
    Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision's current moving image presentation is 'Democracy then: 1970s, 80s & 90s - Political advertising and electioneering in New Zealand from 1975 - 1990'. This presentation runs from 21 August - 19 September 2014.

  • Teenage girl.
    Homework centres
    After school, during term time. Get help and guidance with homework questions and activities after school.

  • An eReader.
    How to download eBooks
    Any time. Book a half-hour session with a librarian at East Coast Bays Library to learn about how to use your eBook reader.

  • Minecraft logo.
    Minecraft club at Waitakere Library
    Every Thursday. Get together at Waitakere Library for a weekly session of Minecraft and meet like-minded gamers.

  • Child planting seeds.
    Seed exchange at Takapuna
    Ongoing. Exchange your surplus seeds at Takapuna Library and grow new varieties in your home garden.

  • The field of Passchendaele by Paul Nash.
    World War 1914-1918: An exhibition
    9 July - 12 October. A new exhibition from Sir George Grey Special Collections depicting New Zealand’s contribution to the First World War, both at the front and at home.

  • Child planting seeds.
    Seed exchange at Botany Library
    Ongoing. Exchange your surplus seeds at Botany Library and grow new varieties in your home garden.

  • A comic book character by Robin Mansfield.
    Comic Book Month 2014
    1 - 30 September. Comic Book Month is a whole month of events and activities that celebrate comics, graphic novels, zines and more.

  • A comic book character.
    Create a character competition
    Throughout September. Create your very own original comic book character and be in to win awesome prizes!

  • A comic book robot.
    Create a comic strip competition
    Throughout September. Enter our competition for adults over 18 to create a comic strip and be into win brilliant prizes!

  • Gone Girl movie poster.
    'Gone Girl' competition
    Auckland Libraries and 20th Century Fox are offering you the opportunity to win one of two double passes to the New Zealand premiere of 'Gone Girl'.

  • Students of English.
    Learn simple conversational English
    23 August, Northcote Library. Learn simple English words to help you in the library and when you are shopping or visiting the doctor.

  • Library writing workshop at Botany.
    Botany Library writer's group
    Third Saturday of the month. A writing workshop for new and experienced writers alike.

  • Writers group image.
    Māngere Bridge writers group
    Third Saturday of the month. Get help and help others in achieving writing goals.

  • Chinese bead.
    Bilingual storytime at Northcote
    双语 (中文/ 英语) 故事活动. Every Saturday. Join us for stories read in both English and Mandarin at Northcote Library.

  • Children listening to a story.
    Multilingual storytime at Northcote Library
    Every Saturday. Listen and get interactive with fun stories in a variety of languages at Northcote Library.

  • Chinese students gather around a computer.
    Beginners computer class in Mandarin
    电脑入门课程(普通话). Every Saturday. Learn the basics of using computers and the internet at Massey Library.

  • A librarian in traditional Russian dress.
    Russian storytime
    Every Saturday, Albany Village Library. Join us for a special Russian storytime for children and families.

  • S.K.I.P (Saturday Kids Impossible Projects).
    S.K.I.P. (Saturday kids impossible projects)
    Second Saturday of the month at Tupu Youth Library. Experiments from the non-fiction section.

  • A clock face.
    Learn to add with Circlemaths
    13 and 20 September. Two free events designed for children who are learning to add for the first time.

  • Gamefroot image.
    Computer game-making hangout
    Every Saturday. Have you ever wanted to make your own computer game? It's easy! We'll show you how with gamefroot, an online game-making tool.

  • Warhammer logo.
    Warhammer club at Orewa Library
    Every Sunday. Tabletop wargaming for science fiction, fantasy and Lord of the Rings. Bring your own army, or borrow one belonging to the club.

  • Chinese students gather around a computer.
    Chinese computer classes
    电脑学习班,中文授课. Every Sunday. Learn about using the internet, the Dragonsource database, the Chinese Digital Library and more.

  • A newspaper jobs page.
    CV help at Manukau Library
    Every Sunday. Need help with writing or updating your CV? Come along to one of our free weekly session.

  • Chinese bead.
    Mandarin rhymetime at Birkenhead
    中文說故事及韻律活動. Every second Sunday. Enjoy songs and rhymes in Mandarin Chinese at Birkenhead Library.

  • Keyboard.
    CV help at Panmure
    Every Sunday. Get help with writing and updating your CV using the library computers.

  • Lego blocks.
    Block building Lego club
    Third Sunday of the month at Botany. Block building fun for children of all ages.

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