Dunedin Public Libraries


Get ready for music, community art, coffee... oh, and a dog. there's more going on in May than words can say - check out What's On for a taste of what's coming up. We celebrate our writers of different stripes this issue, with the arrival of New Zealand Music Month in May, and the launch of a new Radio Play in June. Plus the inventor of the 10-piece suit has us in stitches during iD Fashion Week.  It's a veritable smorgasbord!


  1. Follow the Fashion

    iD Fashion Week 1-6 May 2018 Read more…
  2. From the office of Dunedin UNESCO City of Literature

    It has been a lively time for Dunedin UNESCO City of Literature. Read more…
  3. What's on...

    Flash Fiction, fashion, a Radio Play, and more music than you can shake a drum stick at in this issue. Plus creative crafts, NZ Sign ... Read more…
  4. HOT TOPIC: FICTION PRIZE WINNERS 2017

    The Summer Holidays are behind us, and autumn on its way, and a good book is always the perfect companion for days relaxing in the sun, or ... Read more…
  5. Hostage Radio Play coming soon!

    On 21 June, Dunedin City Library will host a live reading of Hostage, an original radio play which will air later in June on Otago Access ... Read more…
  6. A.H. Reed’s hand-illuminated wartime diary

    A facsimile edition of Reed’s diary was published as First walks in New Zealand in a limited edition of 750 copies in 2007 in ... Read more…
  7. What's New McNab

    The latest in the New Zealand Collection Read more…
  8. Desert Island Books

    Our castaways for this issue of NB are three staff members who you may meet working on desks in various parts of the City library. Read more…
  9. A Word in Your Ear: Hocken Library’s Music Curator Amanda Mills

    This issue, we sound out Hocken Library’s Music Curator, Amanda Mills. Read more…
  10. Nook 'n Cranny 3.0 : 27th May

    This year's line-up... Read more…
  11. Women's Suffrage

    2018 marks the 125th anniversary of women’s suffrage in New Zealand. Read more…
  12. Non-fiction Highlights

    A selection of new arrivals to our shelves. Read more…
  13. Gordon's World

    Thursday 3rd May, 6pm Read more…
  14. Book Launch: Experiencing Alice Cooper by Dr Ian Chapman

    New Zealand Music Month: City Library Finale Event, Wednesday 30th May, City Library Read more…
  15. What’s New Teen Space...

    New and recommended books for young adults. Read more…
  16. Kids' Picks

    A selection of new books for children. Read more…
  17. THE LIBRARIAN’S PLEA

    A Poem Read more…