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Our gift to you: a special Christmas issue of NB. You don't need to wait until Christmas Day - open it now!


  1. Meri Kirihimete | Seasons Greetings to all

    Throughout the year, Dunedin Public Libraries bring your events and programming to enlighten, inform and entertain. Thank you for your ... Read more…
  2. OPENING HOURS DURING CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR 2020/2021

    Christmas hours for all of our libraries. Read more…
  3. The Christmas Quiz from team ExQuisite

    It’s (almost) the most wonderful time of the year and we’re rockin’ around the quiz-mas tree, with a short holiday season special. Read more…
  4. A Not-So-Jolly Season

    Christmas-time can be a time of joy, and of coming together to celebrate with family and friends, but it can also be a very difficult ... Read more…
  5. Kids' Picks

    New and recommended books for children. May we suggest that the gift of reading is a wonderful thing? Read more…
  6. City of Readers: Children's Summer Reading Programme

    1st December 2020 - 31st January 2021, All Dunedin Public Libraries Read more…
  7. Communities of Readers - South Dunedin

    Supporting and encouraging young people to read for pleasure. Read more…
  8. Book Review: The Forever Horse

    Melloney reviews the latest book by children's chapter book writer Stacy Gregg - a great Christmas gift idea for a young horse (and ... Read more…
  9. Mosgiel School Holiday Crafty Kids

    Free Mosgiel holiday activities Read more…
  10. Summer fun at Waikouaiti

    Head down to the Library this summer for things to make and do, and plenty of books to while away the hours. Read more…
  11. Free School Holiday Activities at South Dunedin pop-up Library: Crafty Kids

    Pop in to the South D library over the school holidays for lots of free activities on a variety of themes to keep the kids busy. Read more…
  12. Dunedin UNESCO City of Literature Robert Burns Poetry Competition prizegiving

    Monday 25th January, 12.30pm Dunningham Suite, City Library Read more…
  13. Teen Space Reads

    Some great books for the Christmas list for young adults Read more…
  14. Dunedin UNESCO City of Literature books

    Reviews of select reads for the season from our City of Literature collection Read more…
  15. Adult Summer Reading Challenge

    Why should the kids have all the fun? Sign up to our adults' summer reading programme and be in with the chance to win a $50 book voucher! Read more…
  16. New Non Fiction for Christmas and Holiday Reading

    Tuck into some great reads with these moreish books. Share this list with a friend if you want to leave a hint for your Christmas ... Read more…
  17. Di's Kitchen: The Christmas Edition

    South Dunedin Library's Dianne Mears shares some seasonal treats and tips for inexpensive Christmas gifting Read more…
  18. The answers to the ExQuizite Christmas Quiz

    WARNING: PLOT SPOILER - DO NOT READ THIS UNTIL YOU'VE COMPLETED THE QUIZ Read more…