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NB: March-April 2021

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!

Contents

The winners and judges of the 2020 Dunedin UNESCO City of Literature Poetry Competitions

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

by Kay Mercer

Your chance to read the winning poems

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What's on?

by Kay Mercer

Dungeons, dragons, crime, rainbow movies, Dunedin Fringe and Dunedin Wild. We've got your calendar filled to bursting.

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Kitchen Table Radio

by Kay Mercer

What if the Library escaped the confines of a building and became a radio show?

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Award Winners

FICTION PRIZE-WINNERS 2020

by Maureen Brook

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 or in front of the fire.

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Waikouaiti Library

Waikouaiti Library

by Ka Kete Wānaka o Ōtepoti | Dunedin Public Libraries

Time for a change

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What's New McNab

by Malcolm Deans

The latest in the New Zealand Collection.

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Fringe Festival Events at City Library

by Kay Mercer

Dunedin Fringe Festival 24th-28th March

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Music Month 2021: The Riches of Rags

by Jerry Rabushka, The Ragged Blade Band

Many of today's musical genres have ragtime DNA. Cherry and Jerry go back to the source.

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Poetry

by Grace Carlyle

A Mite of Surprise by Grace Carlyle

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READ WELL

by Home Services Team

Our Home Services Team has just created the adult Get Well Bag

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Dunedin UNESCO City of Literature

Dunedin UNESCO City of Literature Books

by Debbie Lancaster-Gordon, Dunedin UNESCO City of LIterature

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

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The Bacchae, by Sam Pretious, after Euripides

by Sam Pretious

PRODUCED BY RADIOACTIVE HEDGEHOG PRODUCTIONS FOR THE DUNEDIN FRINGE FESTIVAL 2021

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New non fiction 2021

by Information Services Team

A selection of great reads recommended by our Information Services Team

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Living Fossil

ExQUIZite Seaweek

by Rebecca Keenan

Get ready to sail the seven seas with this edition’s quiz

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Sailing ship

Love Sea Shanties?

by Kā Kete Wānaka o Ōtepoti

We've hauled up some great books and CDs for you

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Wild Dunedin Festival of Nature 2021: Rewild Dunedin

by Kay Mercer

22nd - 28th April

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TeenSpace

'Sup Teen Space?

by Amanda Booth

New and recommended books for young adults to enjoy

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Rainbow Book Club and Movies

RAINBOW BOOKS AND CULTURE CLUB

by Kay Mercer

FOR 13-24 YEAR OLDS. EVERY 3RD TUESDAY - 4.30PM – 6PM

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Kids' Picks

by Rachel Kean

New and recommended books for children

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Cover Image - Bateman Books

24 Hours on the Kiwi Seashore

by Jackie McMillan

By Gillian and Darryl Torckler

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Magnolia Cambelli

Hort Talk: Rustic Idyll to Imperial Palace - a Year in Japan

by Kay Mercer

DUNEDIN BOTANIC GARDEN Friday 2nd July, 12pm

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Albert Ross

Answers to the ExQUIZITE Seaweek Quiz

by Kay Mercer

SPOILER ALERT: Don't read this until you've completed the quiz!

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ŌCASA

by Ōtepoti Collective Against Sexual Abuse

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

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