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Hub of the community Hub of the community
Apr
20
2021 

Hub of the community

Finding your way in a new town or city is easy with a visit to the library.

Documentary photographer, Pene Coleman, arrived in Tauranga 28 years ago and the first outing with her two young sons was to check out the local library and get membership cards. This is her experience of settling into a new community.

Introducing Porirua Library's New Digital Inclusion Librarian Introducing Porirua Library's New Digital Inclusion Librarian
Apr
16
2021 

Introducing Porirua Library's New Digital Inclusion Librarian

Porirua Libraries now have the services of a librarian whose passion is digital literacy.

Now more than ever it is important to come together to connect, adapt and find creative ways to grow and thrive as individuals and as a community....
Books for Fiji Books for Fiji
Apr
9
2021 

Books for Fiji

Desperately seeking children's and Young Adult fiction and non-fiction.

Last month Fiji was hit by one of the strongest cyclones ever recorded leaving a path of devastation in its wake. The second to batter the island...
Tauranga Library Celebrates 150 years Tauranga Library Celebrates 150 years
Apr
6
2021 

Tauranga Library Celebrates 150 years

Sowing the seeds of future generations!

On this day, 7 April 1871, three men had a meeting at the Masonic Hotel about providing the local community with reading material. Little did they...
Te Pouhuaki | National Librarian, Rachel Esson, explains Te Pouhuaki | National Librarian, Rachel Esson, explains
Mar
15
2021 

Te Pouhuaki | National Librarian, Rachel Esson, explains

National Library's process of culling the Overseas Published Collections (OPC).

Libraries have been around for thousands of years. If society kept everything ever written whether, on tablet, scroll, parchment or...
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