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  • Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 7-C1830.
    The history of fashion with Priscilla Lowry
    12 August, Remuera Library. Join medieval historian Priscilla Lowry as she discusses the changes in fashion from the 17th century through to the present day.

  • Karin Slaughter.
    Meet Karin Slaughter
    11 August. Don't miss this chance to meet New York Times best-selling crime author Karin Slaughter, whose books have sold more than 30 million copies worldwide.

  • The fall of light by Sarah Laing.
    one island one book: Sarah Laing
    27 August, Waiheke Library. Critically acclaimed New Zealand author Sarah Laing will be joining us this year to talk about her novel 'The fall of light'.

  • A poetry poster.
    Poetry Central 2014
    22 August. Auckland Libraries and nzepc (the New Zealand Electronic Poetry Centre) invite you to celebrate National Poetry Day with an evening of readings.

  • Charity Norman.
    Meet Charity Norman
    19 September. Don't miss this chance to meet best-selling author Charity Norman and hear her talk about her work.

  • The night sky.
    Stargazing with Jennie McCormick
    9 August, Highland Park Library. Hear local astronomer Jennie McCormick speak about her observatory in Farm Cove.

  • Laini Taylor.
    An evening with Laini Taylor
    28 August, Remuera Library. Meet internationally acclaimed and bestselling author of the 'Daughter of smoke and bone' trilogy, Laini Taylor

  • The chieftain's curse book cover.
    Meet Frances Housden
    23 August, Blockhouse Bay Library. Come and listen to romance author and RITA Award finalist Frances Housden talk about her books and her life as a writer.

  • Heritage images 7-A14534, Sir George Grey Special Collections.
    The impact of WW1 on Howick
    29 August. A talk given by the local historian Alan La Roche on the ramifications of the First World War, socially and economically on our small town ship of Howick.

  • Rachael Herron.
    Craft and chat with Rachael Herron
    21 August, Orewa Library. Come and listen to author Rachael Herron speak about her new book while you knit or create your favourite handicraft.

  • Te Awhina Arahanga.
    Libraries: to be or not?
    7 August, Devonport Library. Do libraries still have a place in a technological world? Hear writer, researcher and social historian Te Awhina Arahanga discuss this subject.

  • Tracey Barnett.
    The quiet war on asylum
    24 August, Birkenhead Library. Hear writer and journalist Tracey Barnett speak about the change in New Zealand's approach to asylum seekers and the ordeals these people face in their search for safety.

  • A woman in period costume.
    The Silk Road: a history
    7 August, St Heliers Library. The story of silk is one of high adventure, piracy and power, unbelievable wealth and grinding poverty.

  • Mee-mee Phipps.
    A Chinese odyssey: author talk
    30 August, Botany Library. Hear author Mee-mee Phipps will talk about her books - Memories in the bone, Destinies divided, and The Ming Admiral: a Chinese odyssey.

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