Dunedin Public Libraries


As the sap rises, there are books to be read outdoors, books about the outdoors and those for long sojourns on desert islands. Plus the usual multifarious events at the Libraries to tempt you back inside again. 


  1. We are the Librarians

    On a recent visit to National Library in Wellington, I had the great pleasure of seeing the Exhibition "He Tohu" Signatures that shape New ... Read more…
  2. What's on?

    Votes for women, knitting up a storm in Blueskin Bay, finding out how to age successfully with Dr Barak, plus Jo Seager on tour and a ... Read more…
  3. GARDENING IN FICTION

    With Spring in the air, and as we emerge from the bareness of Winter, many of us start thinking about planting and sowing in the garden. Read more…
  4. New Dunedin Novel: The Kingfisher's Debt by Kura Carpenter

    What REALLY lies in the bowels of Dunedin City Library? Read more…
  5. Ōtepoti Micro Fiction Challenge 2018

    The inaugural Ōtepoti Micro Fiction Challenge came hot on the heels of National Flash Fiction Day. Read more…
  6. Fiction Review: The Birdman’s Wife by Melissa Ashley

    What a beautiful book. What a pleasure to read. Read more…
  7. Once Upon a Time...

    Fairy Tales: The Hidden Depths of our Collections Read more…
  8. What's New McNab

    The latest in the New Zealand collection. Read more…
  9. W.H. Trimble’s Walt Whitman Collection

    Among the diverse holdings of the Reed and Special Collections at Dunedin Public Library is a nationally unique and internationally ... Read more…
  10. New Non Fiction

    New and recommended non-fiction for cool weather reading Read more…
  11. Friends of the Library Lunchtime Speakers

    Upcoming Spring talks Read more…
  12. Desert Island Books

    Our castaways for this issue of NB are three staff members from the Youth Services Team. Read more…
  13. What's New... teen space

    New and recommended books for teens. Read more…
  14. Kids' Picks

    A selection of new books for children Read more…