City of Readers, Children's Summer Reading Programme

Pre-registrations are open for the annual Summer Reading Programme for children in Years 1-8

Posted: Wednesday December 1, 2021

POETRY SLAM 2022

CALLING ALL POETS AND WORDSMITHS!

Posted: Wednesday December 1, 2021

Poetry Box review

Elizabeth Pulford’s Honk

Posted: Wednesday December 1, 2021

Submissions are now open for the 2022 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults

These annual awards recognise and celebrate the best books for young readers published in New Zealand and we can't wait to see the entries start rolling in.

Posted: Wednesday December 1, 2021

Do you have memories to share about the Dunedin City Library?

How good is your memory? We're celebrating the 40th birthday of the current Dunedin City Library building by inviting you to share your memories of the Library with us.

Posted: Wednesday December 1, 2021

The city’s foodbanks need your help!

If you wish to donate non-perishable food items, there are collection points at all Dunedin Public Libraries.

Posted: Wednesday December 1, 2021

Landfall 242 is now out!

This is the first edition from new editor Lynley Edmeades and is full of literary treasures and competition results.

Posted: Wednesday December 1, 2021

Stuck for Christmas present ideas for your staff, friends or family?

How about buying a book for a kid in need on their behalf?

Posted: Wednesday December 1, 2021

'Bruce Hunt wants us to share his special place'

Jim Eagles reviews TUSSOCK by Bruce Hunt, published by Bateman Books

Posted: Wednesday December 1, 2021

Caselberg’s International Poetry Prize Awards Night

Posted: Wednesday December 1, 2021

Melbourne City of Lit meets Dunedin’s University Book Shop

Check out this wonderful article

Posted: Monday November 29, 2021

Dublin Book Festival 2021: Crime in the City

Enjoy this video featuring our own Vanda Symon!

Posted: Monday November 29, 2021

Judith Binney Fellow for 2022

Congratulations to Dr Jonathan West who has been named the Judith Binney Fellow for 2022. Jonathan is the award-winning author of 'The Face of Nature: An Environmental History of the Otago Peninsula' (OUP).

Posted: Monday November 29, 2021

Looking for book recommendations this Christmas?

Check out Kete Books' Christmas catalogue.

Posted: Monday November 29, 2021

Kathleen Grattan Award for Poetry 2021

A massive congratulations to Michael Steven who is the winner of the Kathleen Grattan Award for Poetry 2021 for his manuscript 'Night School', which will be published by Otago University Press next April.

Posted: Monday November 29, 2021

Undiscovered Gems

Write a Short Story Based On Your Unpublished Book Win USD $500 and Publishing Opportunities with Exisle and EK Books

Posted: Monday November 29, 2021

Poetry Shelf review: Liz Breslin’s in bed with the feminists

in bed with the feminists, Liz Breslin, Dead Bird Books, 2021

Posted: Tuesday November 23, 2021

One hundred years ago: the University of Otago’s own Professor Robert Jack made the first public radio broadcast in New Zealand.

Robert Jack is seated at the centre in this photograph of the university’s Physics Department staff and senior students, taken in 1926.

Posted: Tuesday November 23, 2021


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