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Welcome to the first issue of NB for 2021. We have so much to celebrate - Sea Week sea shanties to sing, winning poems from Robert Burns enthusiasts, fiction awards and lots of new initiatives from Dunedin Public Libraries. Plus ragtime from St Louis and a calendar full of things to do. Let's get this show on the road!


  1. Congratulations to the Winners of the Dunedin UNESCO City of Literature Robert Burns Poetry competitions

    Your chance to read the winning poems Read more…
  2. What's on?

    Dungeons, dragons, crime, rainbow movies, Dunedin Fringe and Dunedin Wild. We've got your calendar filled to bursting. Read more…
  3. Kitchen Table Radio

    What if the Library escaped the confines of a building and became a radio show? Read more…
  4. FICTION PRIZE-WINNERS 2020

    The Summer holidays are behind us, autumn is on its way, and a good book is always the perfect companion for days relaxing in the sun ... Read more…
  5. Waikouaiti Library

    Time for a change Read more…
  6. What's New McNab

    The latest in the New Zealand Collection. Read more…
  7. Fringe Festival Events at City Library

    Dunedin Fringe Festival 24th-28th March Read more…
  8. Music Month 2021: The Riches of Rags

    Many of today's musical genres have ragtime DNA. Cherry and Jerry go back to the source. Read more…
  9. Poetry

    A Mite of Surprise by Grace Carlyle Read more…
  10. READ WELL

    Our Home Services Team has just created the adult Get Well Bag Read more…
  11. Dunedin UNESCO City of Literature Books

    Reviews of select reads for the season from our City of Literature collection Read more…
  12. The Bacchae, by Sam Pretious, after Euripides

    PRODUCED BY RADIOACTIVE HEDGEHOG PRODUCTIONS FOR THE DUNEDIN FRINGE FESTIVAL 2021 Read more…
  13. New non fiction 2021

    A selection of great reads recommended by our Information Services Team Read more…
  14. ExQUIZite Seaweek

    Get ready to sail the seven seas with this edition’s quiz Read more…
  15. Love Sea Shanties?

    We've hauled up some great books and CDs for you Read more…
  16. Wild Dunedin Festival of Nature 2021: Rewild Dunedin

    22nd - 28th April Read more…
  17. 'Sup Teen Space?

    New and recommended books for young adults to enjoy Read more…
  18. Rainbow Book Group and Movies

    The launch of our new Rainbow Book Group for 13-19 year olds, with special guest Robyn Maree Pickens and a screening of Handsome Devil: T... Read more…
  19. Kids' Picks

    New and recommended books for children Read more…
  20. 24 Hours on the Kiwi Seashore

    By Gillian and Darryl Torckler Read more…
  21. Hort Talk: Volco Bush and its Botany - a Pakihaukai Story

    DUNEDIN BOTANIC GARDEN Friday 26th March, 12pm Read more…
  22. Answers to the ExQUIZITE Seaweek Quiz

    SPOILER ALERT: Don't read this until you've completed the quiz! Read more…
  23. ŌCASA

    ŌCASA is dedicated to supporting our community and being responsive to those in need Read more…
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