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  • Once Upon a Sunday: Magical Beasts and Pony Tales – An Ignition Children’s Festival Special

    3 October 2021

    2:00pm

    It’s Ignition Festival time at City Library, so come and enjoy some fantastical stories. Professional storyteller Kaitrin McMullan as she spins some magical tales to delight children of all ages.Children’s Storypit, Ground Floor, City LibraryFREE  Read more…
  • Fashion FWD >> Disruption through Design

    27 March - 17 October 2021

    Special Exhibition
    Fashion FWD >> Disruption through Design is a celebration of fabulous frocks, beautiful couture, and the voices of society’s disruptors.
    The exhibition has been designed in-house with a swathe of local and international collaborators: selected iD... Read more…
  • The Great Write Inn

    16 - 17 October 2021

    The Great Write Inn is a weekend for writers - held 16 - 17 October 2021.Ignite your passion as a story teller and celebrate the Edwardian Era. On Saturday, enter the Writer’s Matrix and explore... Read more…
  • RAINBOW BOOKS & CULTURE CLUB

    19 October 2021

    6:00pm

    Join us on the 3rd Tuesday of each month for hot drinks/snacks and chat about books, films, culture and all things Rainbow. Celebrating visibility, creativity and community. We’re all about Pride not Prejudice! LGBTQAI+  young people... Read more…
  • Once Upon a Sunday: Hip Hop Hurray!

    7 November 2021

    2:00pm

    Jump down the rabbit hole with us and uncover some bouncy bunny stories for Spring. Professional storyteller Kaitrin McMullan as she spins some magical tales to delight children of all ages.Children’s Storypit, Ground Floor, City... Read more…
  • Continued Sense of Wonder: A Twist in the Tale

    10 November 2021

    7:00pm — 8:30pm

    Fantastic finales and unexpected endings. Beware the plot spoilers as we share the final pages that packed a punch. Share a favourite or a new discovery, for this adult conversation about children’s books.Dunningham Suite, 4th Floor,... Read more…
  • Joanna Margaret Paul: Imagined in the context of a room

    7 August - 14 November 2021

    With a multi-disciplinary practice spanning drawing, painting, poetry, photography and film, Joanna Margaret Paul (1945-2003) was an important and pioneering artist of her generation. Imagined in the context of a room considers the resonance and legacy of... Read more…
  • RAINBOW BOOKS & CULTURE CLUB

    16 November 2021

    6:00pm

    Join us on the 3rd Tuesday of each month for hot drinks/snacks and chat about books, films, culture and all things Rainbow. Celebrating visibility, creativity and community. We’re all about Pride not Prejudice! LGBTQAI+  young people... Read more…
  • Around the World in 80 Tales Storytelling Festival: Cultural Bites

    2 December 2021

    5:30pm

    We invite you to taste the world. Join storytellers and performers from Dunedin’s diverse cultures as we share our stories and samples of our unique cuisine with you.A Storytelling Festival SpecialBOOKING ESSENTIAL: https://tinyurl.com/CulturalBitesDunedinNZ or email library@dcc.govt.nz... Read more…
  • 2021 REGENT BOOK SALE

    3 - 4 December 2021

    For the past 40 years the Regent Theatre Trust of Otago has held an annual fundraising book sale on the stage. This has been an important source of funds for capital projects that have maintained... Read more…
  • Once Upon a Sunday: Rollicking Reindeer!

    5 December 2021

    2:00pm

    Not many sleeps left until Christmas, so let’s see what Santa’s sleigh-pullers are up to.Professional storyteller Kaitrin McMullan as she spins some magical tales to delight children of all ages.Children’s Storypit, Ground Floor, City... Read more…
  • RAINBOW BOOKS & CULTURE CLUB

    21 December 2021

    6:00pm

    Join us on the 3rd Tuesday of each month for hot drinks/snacks and chat about books, films, culture and all things Rainbow. Celebrating visibility, creativity and community. We’re all about Pride not Prejudice! LGBTQAI+  young people... Read more…

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