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Wild weather closes libraries Wild weather closes libraries
May
20
2022 

Wild weather closes libraries

Levin Library closes as tornado rips through the community

Severe flooding in Shannon and a violent tornado in Levin has led to the closing of libraries.

A New Vision For Kaipara’s Libraries A New Vision For Kaipara’s Libraries
May
16
2022 

A New Vision For Kaipara’s Libraries

Kaipara District Council adopts ten year library strategy

Libraries are no longer just a place for books and research but are also community hubs where people can gather for social or educational reasons,...
Ukraine Library Relief Fund Ukraine Library Relief Fund
May
12
2022 

Ukraine Library Relief Fund

Ukrainian librarians have kept libraries open for as long as possible!

Dozens of libraries in cities and towns throughout Ukraine have been severely damaged or destroyed since the beginning of Russian aggression.

Ukrainian Cultural Heritage under fire. Ukrainian Cultural Heritage under fire.
May
2
2022 

Ukrainian Cultural Heritage under fire.

No historical re-connection but erasure.

PLNZ Executive Director, Hilary Beaton,  writes on Ukraine's fight to retain its cultural heritage and democratic freedom.

Fine Free NZ Fine Free NZ
Nov
12
2021 

Fine Free NZ

Dunedin Public Libraries join the campaign to drop overdue fines.

When Dunedin Public Library posted on Facebook their intention to go fine-free, their community couldn't be happier! 

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