What's On

  • An Evening with Nicky Pellegrino

    4 April 2018


    Come and hear bestselling author Nicky Pellegrino talk about her new book, A Year at Hotel Gondola.
    Tickets $10 each (Includes a complementary glass of bubbles and nibbles)
    Tickets available from Paper Plus Dunedin, Golden Centre Mall... Read more…
  • Murder in the Library

    5 April 2018


    The Ngaio Marsh Awards, in association with Dunedin Public Libraries and the New Zealand Book Council, invites local booklovers to a thrilling event featuring four talented Otago authors.
    2017 Ngaio Marsh Award winner Finn Bell will... Read more…
  • Celebrity Book Chat

    6 April 2018

    2:00pm — 3:00pm

    All are welcome to join us for a special book chat this month, as we are joined by a special guest: Mosgiel based novelist Ella West. Ella will speak about her writing life, and will... Read more…
  • Book Sale Bunker

    6 - 8 April 2018

    Head underground for a weekend of bargain books in our massive Library booksale.
    Three days of shopping: it’s a book-lover’s dream.
    Bring a bag and get down here!
    Friday 6th April, 9.30am-8pm
    Saturday 7th April, 11am-4pm
    Sunday 8th April, 11am-4pm
    City... Read more…
  • DUNEDIN PRIDE WEEK: Pride Poetry Night

    11 April 2018


    Pride Poetry Night will celebrate the work of emerging and established queer poets. Dunedin Pride are delighted to announce that the three guest poets for the night will be Robyn Maree Pickens, Emer Lyons, and... Read more…
  • DUNEDIN PRIDE WEEK: Special Pre-School Storytime

    12 April 2018


    Featuring stories about different kinds of families and how love is loe.
    Suitable for pre-school aged children.
    Children’s Storypit, Ground Floor, City Library
    For more information check out the Dunedin Pride Festival programme or visit the Facebook... Read more…
  • Documentary Thin End of the Wedge: Homosexual Law Reform in Aotearoa New Zealand (1985-1986)

    12 April 2018


    To mark the 30th anniversary of homosexual law reform in 2016, Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision compiled a collection of archival news and event footage, talkback, and comment from those involved at the time.Nga Taonga... Read more…
  • Cool-as Kiwi: Children’s Art Competition

    16 March - 13 April 2018

    Draw or paint a picture of New Zealand’s native bird, the shy little kiwi, in his native habitat.Enter our competition and you could win a cool-as prize!
    For children aged 5-15.
    Pick up an entry form at... Read more…
  • Hello, I’m a Hoiho: Yellow-Eye Writing Competition

    16 March - 13 April 2018

    The hoiho, or yellow-eyed penguin, is thought to be one of the world's rarest penguin species. Tell us your hoiho story and you could win a cool prize pack!
    For ages 7-15.
    Pick up an entry form... Read more…
  • DUNEDIN PRIDE WEEK: Queer As...LGBTIAQ writers tell it how it is

    13 April 2018


    A panel of three writers from the LGBTIQ community (Mary Rillstone, Kyle Mewburn and Stevan Eldred-Grigg) discuss their writing & will read from recent works. MC’d by local poet and performer, Emer Lyons.
    Dunningham Suite, 4th... Read more…

    17 April 2018

    6:00pm — 7:00pm

    April’s Talk: Peter Entwisle in Retrospect and ProspectPresented by Meg Davidson, a Dunedin writerHistorian Peter Entwisle (20.9.48 – 14.3.18) made a vast contribution to Dunedin over his lifetime. Who was this man? What was his... Read more…
  • The Catch-up book group

    17 April 2018

    6:30pm — 8:30pm

    The Catch-Up Book Group is an informal group focusing on missed opportunities — the famous books you’ve heard about, the ones you’ve always meant to read, the writers you’ve always wanted to try. Read the... Read more…
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