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  1. Ready for a long, hot summer?

    In our last issue of 2015 before the Christmas festivities are upon us, we say goodbye to a Sailor, take a slow gondola ride through ... Read more…
  2. Visible and Enduring

    Last year the Cedars of Lebanon Club approached the Library wishing to make a visible and enduring contribution to the culture and ... Read more…
  3. What’s On...

    Join us for FREE talks, workshops, stories, exhibitions, programmes and performances at your local library. Read more…
  4. Hot Topic: Art in Novels

    Great art often inspires conjecture and speculation about the people depicted in the paintings. There are many examples of novels in ... Read more…
  5. Fiction Book Review

    The Last Hundred Years by Jane Smiley Read more…
  6. Reed Gallery Exhibition: Children of God

    The next Reed Gallery exhibition explores Christian books written with the primary intention of instilling a strong religious ... Read more…
  7. What’s New, McNab

    Fiona Farrell.  Writing on the regeneration of Christchurch in the wake of the February 2011 earthquake, Farrell’s book is both a ... Read more…
  8. Travel by the Book: La Serenissima: The Most Serene City of Venice

    It all began with a DVD about Venice borrowed from the library... Read more…
  9. Goodbye Sailor?

     Graeme Brazier’s sudden death in early September this year, coming after that of band mate Dave McArtney’s passing in 2013, has ... Read more…
  10. Just how much holiday reading can I pack into my e-bag?

    Turn your Smartphone, iPhone, MP3 player, laptop or e-reader into a sack full of goodies for summer holiday reading and listening. ... Read more…
  11. Non-Fiction Highlights: Everest

    Everest, the film that opened the Venice Film Festival this year, is about the 1996 Everest climbing disaster where eight lives were ... Read more…
  12. Non-Fiction Highlights

    Andrew LawlerA very well-written and fascinating account of the most important animal partner of the human race. The chicken ... Read more…
  13. Teen Highlights

    Kristen SimmonsThis novel is set at a time when females are at risk of becoming extinct. Aya, a strong young woman, has spent her ... Read more…
  14. Teen Book Review: Night Vision

    Ella WestElla West’s latest book, winner of the Young Adult section of the LIANZA Awards, as well as the Young Adult Children’s Choice ... Read more…
  15. Check Out Our New iPads!

    The Children’s section has two brand new iPads available for children to use.  Read more…
  16. Reach for the Stars!

    Dunedin Public Libraries Summer Reading Programme Read more…