The 2018 WriteNow Poetry Competition for Dunedin Secondary School students will close at 5pm on Friday 27 July 2018. See the full Conditions of Entry here. Results will be released on Monday 20 August 2018 (on this website)
3 May - 27 July 2018
The WriteNow prize ceremony will be held... Read more…
Bring the whole family to the Library for a fun-filled event! Children's author and singer-songwriter Chris Sanders will be visiting to read 'Call for the Ambulance' and perform his number one chart hit '111 Ambulance... Read more…
1 August 2018
10:30am — 11:00am
what should I do now, with my hands? takes on the form of a collaged Epyllion or "little epic" poem through video and text layering fictional and biographical stories of grief, loss and discontinuation of familial events.... Read more…
11 July - 4 August 2018
Presented by the Dunedin Youth Jazz Orchestra and proudly supported by Dunedin UNESCO City of Literature, you are invited to join us for a celebration of the works of the great Miles Davis. Immerse yourself... Read more…
16 August 2018
5:30pm — 6:30pm
In partnership with the Otago-Southland NZ Society of Authors, Dunedin Public Libraries invites you to celebrate National Poetry Day at our annual gala event.
24 August 2018
5:30pm — 8:30pm
Seven seasoned poets, some youthful vigour and a clutch of fresh-faced beginners... Read more…
Otago University Special Collections latest exhibition is All the Year Round: Exploring the Nineteenth-Century Periodical and runs through to 31 August 2018.
15 June - 31 August 2018
Nineteenth-century periodicals were the television of their day. They offered riveting serials (remember the... Read more…
Bring along an old favourite or a new discovery to share.
12 September 2018
7:00pm — 8:30pm
Booking essential: 03 474 3690 or email@example.com – please confirm when booking, if you would like to attend the basement tour
For more information, contact: Jackie.firstname.lastname@example.org
FREEDunningham... Read more…
The latest Reed Gallery Exhibition is an opportunity for Dunedin Public Libraries’ Heritage Collections to pay tribute to 125 years of New Zealand women’s suffrage.
17 August - 2 December 2018
The exhibition showcases early women writers and other creative women of... Read more…