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NB: September-October 2022

Spring has sprung! Welcome to the September-October edition of NB. The libraries are chock full of things to read, see, hear, and do in the coming months, with plenty to enjoy at your local library. For crime lovers, the Crime after Crime tour stops off at the City Library, and for the kids, Mr Yipadee will have everyone in stitches these school holidays. There's also humorous hijinks in the non-fiction collection, plus science fiction and fantasy from our own backyard. You're spoilt for choice with Dunedin Public Libraries this spring!


National Poetry Day 2022

And The Winner Is...

by Ali Boyne

Congratulations to the winners of the National Poetry Day 2022 What's That Sound competition

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Crime after Crime

by Ali Boyne

Join three of the world’s finest crime writers as they swing into a town near you for one night only. Expect a criminally good night!

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Spring is here! - Novels which Reference the Spring season

by Maureen Brook

"Spring won’t let me stay in this house any longer! I must get out and breathe the air deeply again." - Gustav Mahler

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What's On

by Ali Boyne

There is something on offer for everyone this Spring, with exhibition tours, interesting talks, children's performers, and plenty of school holiday fun... Check out what's on offer for you at the Dunedin Public Libraries during September and October.

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Humour in Our Non Fiction Collection

by Shirley Jones

Do you like to be amused or even laugh out loud when you read a book? You may like funny essays, satire, amusing cartoons or graphic novels, or just books written by authors with a great sense of humour.

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Comics Plus

by Angela Bain

#ReadAllTheComics with Comics Plus

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Book Review: The Dawnhounds by Sacha Stronach

by Peone Logo

Youth Engagement Coordinator Peone Logo reviews The Dawnhounds, its Sci-Fi-meets-Kiwiana vibe, and all the amazing ways in which this book represents Aotearoa

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ExQUIZite Mysteries and Crime 2022

by Rebecca Keenan

September sees Dunedin Public Libraries celebrating both Agatha Christie’s birthday and sleuths of the Scottish crime variety. To get into the mystery-solving mood, this edition’s quiz focuses on the Duchess of Death, sleuths on screen, and the best thrilling tales throughout time.

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What's New McNab

by Malcolm Deans

The latest in the New Zealand Collection

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New Non Fiction

by Information Services Team

New and recommended reading from our non-fiction collections

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Kid's Picks

by Rachel Kean

New and recommended books for children

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'Sup Teen Space

by Amanda Lord

New and recommended books for young adults to enjoy

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Dunedin UNESCO City of Literature

Ōtepoti He Puna Auaha, Dunedin UNESCO City of Literature

by Debbie Lancaster-Gordon

Reviews of select reads of the season from our City of Literature collection

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Remembering Dance Hall Days

by Kay Mercer

Dunedin Public Libraries are gathering stories from people who can recall frequenting Dunedin's Dance Halls.

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ExQUIZite Mysteries and Crime Answers

by Rebecca Keenan

No cheating! If you've completed this editions ExQUIZite Mysteries and Crime quiz, you can check your answers here!

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