Dunedin Public Libraries


Your library is the very hub of culture and learning, as you'll discover inside this issue of NB. You'll get to meet some of our more unexpected visitors. Plus we've stories from around the world, the blessing of a magnificent sand mandala creation, and all the treasures of iD Fashion and the Wild Dunedin Festival of Nature to share with you, there's every reason to visit us in the coming weeks. And there's even literary gold in that there basement as we open up our giant weekend book sale!


  1. What's on

    A guide to all that's coming up at Dunedin Public Libraries Read more…
  2. Foreword

    No gain without pain Read more…
  3. Big Gold Rush Book Sale

    22nd-24th March, City Library Basement Carpark Read more…
  4. March delights at the Salon

    Did you know the New Zealand Society of Authors holds a SALON once a month to which all are warmly welcomed? Read more…
  5. OTAGO WRITERS

    As we celebrate Otago Anniversary day on March 25, it seems like a good opportunity to highlight our local fiction writers. And given that ... Read more…
  6. Author Talk: Parallel Lives

    Four Seasons in the French Pyrenees - Wednesday 17th April, 5.30pm Read more…
  7. Back to Your Roots: Genealogy Update

    Troopship Magazines are a largely untapped genealogy resource. Read more…
  8. Short-lived periodical conceals curious history

    The McNab Collection at Dunedin City Library includes a rare copy of the sole issue of The Rag – a periodical controversially published by ... Read more…
  9. What's New McNab

    The latest in the New Zealand collection. Read more…
  10. Desert Island Books

    Our first castaways for 2019 are three staff members who work in a variety of different locations throughout the City library. Read more…
  11. Around the World in 80 Tales

    A gift to Dunedin from the many cultures who live here. Read more…
  12. Law for Tea: Community Law Otago

    Community Law Otago offers free legal information, advice and education to the people of Otago. Read more…
  13. Nook and Cranny Music Festival

    Sunday 5th May - MUSICIAN SIGN-UP LINK Read more…
  14. Rome: Eternal City, Eternal Fascination

    Architecture virtually on your doorstep Read more…
  15. New Non Fiction

    Latest arrivals on the non-fiction shelves Read more…
  16. then the wind came

    New collection of stories and poems by Dunedin Writer, Iona Winter Read more…
  17. iD Week: Fashion Tour

    Thursday 14th March, 12.00pm, City Library Read more…
  18. iD Fashion Week: Fashion Talk

    The Dress Circle, Friday 15th March, 5.30pm, City Library Read more…
  19. iD Fashion: Wardrobe Evolution

    Stitch Kitchen, Tuesday 12th March, 2-5pm Read more…
  20. what's new... Teen Space

    New and recommended from the Young Adult collection Read more…
  21. YA Author Ella West presents...

    Twisty Plots young writers monthly drop-in session - TODAY @3.30pm TEENSPACE Read more…
  22. Continued Sense of Wonder 2019

    Wednesday 19th June, 7pm Read more…
  23. Character Building: Al’s Drawing Class

    Starts Friday 29th March, 3.30pm, Teen Space Read more…
  24. Kid' Picks

    A selection of new books for children Read more…
  25. Children’s Book Review: Walk Your Dog

    Words by Elizabeth Stevens Omler. Pictures by Neesha Hudson Read more…
  26. Library visitors

    Dunedin’s libraries are well-used to welcoming visitors, but we thought you might like to hear about a few of the more unusual new faces ... Read more…
  27. Once Upon a Sunday

    First Sunday of the month, 2pm, City Library Read more…