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      • Author interview: Rajorshi Chakraborti
        • 4 Aug 2021
        • Wellington City Libraries News Blog
        • Rajorshi Chakraborti is one of the most interesting and exciting voices in New Zealand literature at the moment; a superb novelist, essayist, and short story writer.
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      • 5 minutes with Sam Orchard
        • 4 Aug 2021
        • Wellington City Libraries News Blog
        • ComicFest is back for 2021! On Saturday 21 of August at the National Library there will be panels, talks and workshops all day long for comic-lovers of all ages.
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      • 5 minutes with Jem Yoshioka
        • 2 Aug 2021
        • Wellington City Libraries News Blog
        • ComicFest is back for 2021! On Saturday 21 of August at the National Library there will be panels, talks and workshops all day long for comic-lovers of all ages.
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      • Staff Picks DVDs
        • 29 Jul 2021
        • Wellington City Libraries News Blog
        • Here is a mix of old and new movies (and a TV show) from our DVD shelves, storage facility, and online-streaming services, that Staff have been enjoying recently.
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      • 5 minutes with Toby Morris
        • 28 Jul 2021
        • Wellington City Libraries News Blog
        • ComicFest is back for 2021! On Saturday 21 of August at the National Library there will be panels, talks and workshops all day long for comic-lovers of all ages.
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      • 5 minutes with Giselle Clarkson
        • 26 Jul 2021
        • Wellington City Libraries News Blog
        • ComicFest is back for 2021! On Saturday 21 of August at the National Library there will be panels, talks and workshops all day long for comic-lovers of all ages.
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      • 5 minutes with Zak Waipara
        • 23 Jul 2021
        • Wellington City Libraries News Blog
        • ComicFest is back for 2021! On Saturday 21 of August at the National Library there will be panels, talks and workshops all day long for comic-lovers of all ages.
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      • Event with H. G. Parry today – 22nd July
        • 21 Jul 2021
        • Wellington City Libraries News Blog
        • We are absolutely thrilled to announce that we will be hosting an event with Hannah Parry, in conversation with Casey Lucas-Quaid, to celebrate the launch of her latest novel A Radical Act of Free Magic.
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      • New CDs for Te Awe
        • 21 Jul 2021
        • Wellington City Libraries News Blog
        • I’m Mark, the Customer Specialist for Music & Film at Wellington City Libraries.
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      • July eNewsletter
        • 21 Jul 2021
        • Wellington City Libraries News Blog
        • Every month our team releases an eNewsletter that is published on our website, in it you will find the full list of events we have in all our libraries, some highlighted blogs, new items, a kids colouring page and links to our online resources.
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      • He Timotimo: Free Te Reo Māori Taster Sessions
        • 20 Jul 2021
        • Wellington City Libraries News Blog
        • Nau mai, haere mai to ‘He Timotimo’, Wellington City Libraries’ new te reo Māori taster sessions! We know it can be scary to start learning a new language and that te reo Māori classes fill up quickly in Wellington so we are pleased to announce that we have free, friendly classes Monday evenings starting Monday 9 August that are available for bookings now.
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      • Follow your dreams: biographies to inspire and entertain
        • 20 Jul 2021
        • Wellington City Libraries News Blog
        • In our latest Biography picks we meet New Zealand peanut butter baron Pic Picot, curator of fashion Claire Wilcox who tells her story in a series of vignettes,  former model and muse Jenny Boyd who was twice married to Mick Fleetwood, and Emmy award winner Julianna Margulies who starred as Carol Hathaway in the long running series ER.
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      • Stock up on some CDs for Winter at the Te Pataka Open Day Thursday 22nd July
        • 19 Jul 2021
        • Wellington City Libraries News Blog
        • Details: What? Te Pātaka Open Days Date: Thursday 22 July — see topics below Location: Johnsonville (details on registration) Please remember to bring your library card If you’re feeling uninspired by the algorithms on Spotify, or have a hankering for some old New Zealand bands that you can’t find anywhere, why not check out the old Central Library CD collection in its new home in Johnsonville . We’ll be opening our Te Pātaka Collection Centre to customers on two days during the school holidays. You’ll be able to browse and borrow material from our off-site storage collection. Some of the collection is on rolling stacks, so different areas of the collection will be more accessible at different times. Please note: The area of the stacks containing the CD Collection will only be accessible from 10am-11am on the 22nd. Spots are limited and visits are restricted to one hour, so bookings will be essential — view and book session times and topics available below. Times and topics As well as our music collection, these areas are available at any session: Fiction Large print Biography Science and health Graphic novels Teen fiction and graphic novels Children’s fiction and comics Picture books Thursday 22 July — Topics and Time Slots Time slots and topics available per time slot for Thursday 22 July 10-11am 11am-12pm 12-1pm 3-4pm Social issues Art / photography Sports and games Cooking DVDs TV series Popular CDs Book for 10-11am, 22 July True Crime Craft Poetry Art/architecture DVDs Movies Magazines Book for 11am-12pm, 22 July Languages Cooking Literature Songbooks DVDs Movies Music Scores Book for 12-1pm, 22 July Teen only session. Book for 3-4pm, 22 July Browse all sessions on our Calendar <!-- Wed 14th; 2pm Wed 14th; 3pm Wed 14th; 4pm Thur 22nd; 10am Thur 22nd; 11am Thur 22nd; noon Thur 22nd; 3pm Computing Self-help Economics / finance Social issues True Crime Languages Young Adults Gardening Cooking Business / management Art / photography Craft Cooking (young adults) Photography Music books Film Sports and games Poetry Literature (young adults) Travel World Wars history NZ history Cooking Art/architecture Songbooks (young adults) DVDs Movies DVDs TV series DVDs TV series DVDs TV series DVDs Movies DVDs Movies (young adults) Popular CDs Classical CDs Magazines Popular CDs Magazines Music Scores (young adults) --> Here are some pictures of just some of the CD shelves out at Te Pātaka to give you an idea of the scope of what’s available.    
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