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  • 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…
  • 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…
  • 2018 Children's Summer Reading Programme: City of Readers

    1 December 2018 - 3 February 2019

    Register for our Summer Reading Programme from Saturday 1st December at your local Dunedin Public Library. Prove we’re a City of Readers by reading every day over the holidays!Lots of activities, fun and rewards to... Read more…
  • Dunedin UNESCO City of Literature Wild Writing Competition

    14 December 2018 - 14 February 2019

    Dunedin Public Libraries, Wild Dunedin Festival of Nature, and Dunedin UNESCO City of Literature invite you to be inspired by the wildness of nature.Write a single great sentence that observes or describes something in nature... Read more…
  • Adult Summer Reading Challenge

    1 December 2018 - 31 March 2019

    Challenge yourself this summer.Read 10 books and record your progress to earn a free DVD rentals voucher.Stretch your horizons by reading five books outside your comfort zone and you’ll go into the draw for a... Read more…

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