What's On

  • Pati Solomona Tyrell | Fāgogo

    16 - 18 March 2018

    In Pati Solomona Tyrell’s practice, fāgogo is situated as a restorative practice, shared with other artists and collaborators from the Pasifika LGBTQI space in Aotearoa. In the film that gives this exhibition its title, the... Read more…
  • Elemental Aerial and Dance Spectacular

    15 - 18 March 2018

    Elemental is an aerial silks spectacular performed over, around, and in Dunedin’s St Clair Hot Salt Water Pool. Through Maori creation stories of Rakinui and Papatuanuku, and Raki’s jealous rival Takaroa, the show will explore... Read more…
  • Book launch: The Anzac Violin - Alexander Aitken's Story.

    23 March 2018


    Please join us for the much-anticipated book launch of The Anzac Violin - Alexander Aitken's Story.
    A true tale of a rescued violin and an extraordinary Otago-born musician, told by award-winning duo, Jennifer Beck and Robyn... 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…
  • 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…
  • Reed Gallery Exhibition: By Deed of Gift

    16 March - 8 July 2018

    The next Reed Gallery exhibition showcases a range of items which were part of Reed’s original gift of 1948, including medieval manuscripts, biblical works, ‘association’ books, Dickensiana and other “books of unusual interest” as Reed... Read more…
  • Stack Trek

    24 February - 24 November 2018

    1:00pm — 2:00pm

    Boldly go where few borrowers have been before…
    For one hour only on the last Saturday of each month, we open up our secret stash of books in the library basement.
    Trekkies meet at the ground floor... 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…
  • 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…

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