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Books old2

09 August

How does your local library make your life better?

A recent article by Arianna Rebolini for BuzzFeed highlights just some of the ways libraries help enhance people's lives. Read...

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Book sunbeam

08 August

(Il)literate New Zealand?

Last week, an anonymous English teacher expressed her deep concern about literacy in New Zealand on an education website. Click...

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03 August

Top adult items for July

There are some great titles on Julys top 100 list. The top two this time round were: 1. The house of...

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Harry Potter2

31 July

Happy birthday Harry Potter

Happy 38th birthday Harry Potter! Harry Potter is still a firm favourite here at the library and we have all seven...

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Boy elephant reading

29 July

Striking photos of readers around the world

“Readers are seldom lonely or bored, because reading is a refuge and an enlightenment,” writes Paul Theroux in the foreword...

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