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NB: November 2018-February 2019

What an exciting time to be a reader! We've got a brand new South Island book festival and books galore inside for you this issue, our last of 2018. We hope you've enjoyed NB this year. May we wish you the very best of seasons greetings and we hope to see you at the libraries during the holidays, when we will be ready to help you find some great reads to fill your days.

Contents

City of Readers: Read-it! Make-it! Imagine-it!

by Kay Mercer, Events Coordinator

Dunedin Public Libraries' Summer Reading Programme for Children

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Foreword: City of Readers

by Bernie Hawke

Dunedin is New Zealand’s first and only UNESCO City of Literature.

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Ignition Kids Book Festival

What's on

by Kay Mercer

A guide to all that's coming up at Dunedin Public Libraries

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Summer Reading

Hot Topic: Summer Reading

by Maureen Brook

A little bit of everything

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Book Review: I'll Keep You Safe

Book Review: I'll Keep You Safe

by Guest Reviewer, Cate Morrison

by Peter May

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Robert Burns Collection

Robert Burns Collection at Dunedin Public Library

by Julian Smith

The Reed and Special Collections, housed on the City Library’s third floor, include a collection of works by and about Scotland’s national poet Robert Burns (1759-1796).

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McNab  - What's New

What's New McNab

by Malcolm Deans

The latest in the New Zealand collection.

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Desert Island Books

Desert Island Books

by Jill Bowie

Our final castaways for 2018 will be familiar to our regular visitors because they all spend time on our help desks.

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Tips for a Better World

Writers need readers!

by Jane Woodham

Did you know the New Zealand Society of Authors holds a SALON once a month?

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Hooked!: Having a Yarn at South Dunedin

Hooked! Having a Yarn at South Dunedin

by Kay Mercer, Events Coordinator

Crochet Thursday, 1.15pm - 2.45pm South Dunedin Library & Service Centre, 199 Hillside Road, South Dunedin

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Tips for a Better World

Tips For a Better World

by Shirley Jones

It can seem daunting and frightening, but each little step that each person makes, will make a difference.

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Non-fiction Highlights

Non-fiction Highights

by Colleen Marshall & Shirley Jones

The latest non-fiction books to hit the shelves

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Teen Space - Book Review

What's New Teen Space

by Amanda Booth & Glenda Rogers, Youth Services

New and recommended books for young adults

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kids' picks

Kids' Picks

by Rachel Kean, Youth Services

A selection of recommended reads for children.

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Ignition Children's Book Festival, Dunedin 8th-13th October 2020

Countdown to Ignition Kids Book Festival

by Kay Mercer, Events Coordinator

A new festival with a focus on raising children’s literacy levels launches in Dunedin in November – the only book festival in the South Island dedicated to children’s books.

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