What's On


  • Reed Gallery Exhibition: Voices and Votes - A Tribute to Women's Suffrage

    17 August - 2 December 2018

    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.
    The exhibition showcases early women writers and other creative women of... Read more…
  • Once Upon a Sunday: Globe-Trotting Tales

    4 February - 2 December 2018

    2:00pm — 3:00pm

    Bring your family and enjoy the culture of other countries at our special Sunday afternoon Storytelling.
    Intrepid explorer of the imagination, Kaitrin McMullan, takes you on a whistle-stop tour of the world. Experience a new place... Read more…
  • SHUT UP and READ!

    2 December 2018

    3:00pm — 5:00pm

    Relive those halcyon days of 'Silent Reading' with Shut up and Read!Every Sunday at the Captain Cook Hotel3-4: SSSssshhh Silent Reading4-5: Book chat or, if you wish, more Silent Reading!All welcome.Bring a book and enjoy... Read more…
  • Book Launch: Slippery Jim or Patriotic Statesman?

    4 December 2018

    5:30pm

    Otago University Press warmly invites you to celebrate the launch of SLIPPERY JIM or PATRIOTIC STATESMAN?James Macandrew of Otago By R.J. BunceRSVP to publicity@otago.ac.nz by 30 NovemberUniversity Book Shop, 378 Great King Street, Dunedin Read more…
  • Lord Punch: the Scandalous Misadventures of a Renaissance Puppet

    8 December 2018

    1:00pm

    Have you ever wondered about the famous Mr Punch's ancestors? Travel back to late sixteenth-century England to meet the original Jack Punch, a lazy launderer, who is most unhappy with his humble station.  Constantly scheming... Read more…
  • Lord Punch: the Scandalous Misadventures of a Renaissance Puppet

    8 December 2018

    3:00pm

    Have you ever wondered about the famous Mr Punch's ancestors? Travel back to late sixteenth-century England to meet the original Jack Punch, a lazy launderer, who is most unhappy with his humble station.  Constantly scheming... Read more…
  • SHUT UP and READ!

    9 December 2018

    3:00pm — 5:00pm

    Relive those halcyon days of 'Silent Reading' with Shut up and Read!Every Sunday at the Captain Cook Hotel3-4: SSSssshhh Silent Reading4-5: Book chat or, if you wish, more Silent Reading!All welcome.Bring a book and enjoy... Read more…
  • Book Launch: Admissions by Mira Harrison

    13 December 2018

    5:30pm

    Mira Harrison & Steele Roberts Aotearoa Publishers warmly invite you to launch of Mira’s new book:Admissions Tales of life, death & love in a hospital not far from hereRSVP required — please visit www.miraharrison.com and reply before 10... Read more…
  • Book Launch: then the wind came

    14 December 2018

    6:00pm

    Iona Winter and Steele Roberts Aotearoa invite you to the launch of then the wind came — Iona’s debut collection of stories and poetry.
    A startling collection of stories and poems, this book’s bricolage of narratives... Read more…
  • SHUT UP and READ!

    16 December 2018

    3:00pm — 5:00pm

    Relive those halcyon days of 'Silent Reading' with Shut up and Read!Every Sunday at the Captain Cook Hotel3-4: SSSssshhh Silent Reading4-5: Book chat or, if you wish, more Silent Reading!All welcome.Bring a book and enjoy... Read more…
  • Literary Walking Tours

    21 December 2017 - 21 December 2018

    CITY LITERARY WALKING TOURJoin Beverly Martens (owner of Dunedin Literary Walking Tours) for a fascinating and entertaining guided central city walk. Hear stories about well-known New Zealand writers; discover key sites in Dunedin’s rich literary... Read more…
  • Little Landers Literature

    7 May - 31 December 2018

    Literature and rugby are forming an alliance to bring the joy of reading to Dunedin’s children.
    Under the programme, Highlanders players would head to Pine Hill, Bathgate Park, Carisbrook, Brockville,  Concord and Bradford schools to read... Read more…
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