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      • New CDs for Te Awe
        • 18 Oct 2021
        • Wellington City Libraries News Blog
        • I’m Mark, the Customer Specialist for Music & Film at Wellington City Libraries. Here is some of the new material we have been buying for the Music collection at our CBD Te Awe library. My colleague Neil & I decided to do some quick reviews of some new titles. Our limit was a few lines… Continue reading New CDs for Te Awe →
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      • The good wife of Bath: our selection of new fiction titles
        • 16 Oct 2021
        • Wellington City Libraries News Blog
        • Written in the late middle ages, ‘The Wife of Bath’s Tale’ by Geoffrey Chaucer is definitely one of the best known of The Canterbury Tales. The tale gives a rare, if skewed, insight into the role of women at that time and illuminates the changing social structure in a society that was very heavily male dominated.… Continue reading The good wife of Bath: our selection of new fiction titles →
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      • OCD Awareness Week 2021
        • 15 Oct 2021
        • Wellington City Libraries News Blog
        • This week is International OCD Awareness Week. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder is an anxiety disorder that affects people of all ethnicities, genders, and age. About one in one hundred adults have OCD, so you most likely know somebody living with it, whether you realise it or not. Despite how common this debilitating and frustrating disorder is, it… Continue reading OCD Awareness Week 2021 →
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      • Historical Fantasy and beyond: new Science Fiction and Fantasy
        • 14 Oct 2021
        • Wellington City Libraries News Blog
        • “A library of books is the fairest garden in the world, and to walk there is an ecstasy.” ― E. Powys Mathers, The Arabian Nights Historical fantasy is a genre of fantasy where fantastic elements such as magic are incorporated into a realistic often historical narrative. The genre is one of the oldest forms of… Continue reading Historical Fantasy and beyond: new Science Fiction and Fantasy →
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      • Lemonade stands and other things to make and sell
        • 11 Oct 2021
        • Wellington City Libraries News Blog
        • Whether you have a talent to show, baking to share, or just need fill up your kids’ school holidays, these books will help your crafts and produce go further, and even make a profit! More sewing to sell : take your handmade business to the next level : 16 new projects to make & sell!… Continue reading Lemonade stands and other things to make and sell →
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      • Seniors’ Week 1-8 October
        • 7 Oct 2021
        • Wellington City Libraries News Blog
        • For the young at heart, here are some great books that will bring you back to the pre-McDonalds time. From famous Aunt Daisy’s baking book to the early cars with style and speed. Enjoy! Australia & New Zealand Newsstream Search back many years of Dominion Post, New Zealand Herald and much more. Click here. PressReader… Continue reading Seniors’ Week 1-8 October →
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      • Literary Magic at the Verb Festival
        • 6 Oct 2021
        • Wellington City Libraries News Blog
        • We’re excited to see that our good friends at Verb have just announced the details of their eighth annual festival! This year’s festival takes place between 3-7 November and includes the ever-popular LitCrawl on Saturday 6 November. For inspiration, this year the Verb team have chosen the theme of “Coven” to explore ideas of community,… Continue reading Literary Magic at the Verb Festival →
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      • New DVDs for Te Awe
        • 6 Oct 2021
        • Wellington City Libraries News Blog
        • Here are some new DVDs added to the catalogue over September that are available at our CBD Te Awe Branch, and selected other locations. Also included are some of our On Order titles to give you a taste of what’s about to be released. Note: All ‘On Order’ titles are able to be reserved via… Continue reading New DVDs for Te Awe →
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      • A little lightspeed music and reading for Space Week
        • 3 Oct 2021
        • Wellington City Libraries News Blog
        • Benson, Arizona, blew warm wind through your hair My body flies the galaxy, my heart longs to be there Benson, Arizona, the same stars in the sky But they seemed so much kinder when we watched them, you and I. Chorus to “Benson, Arizona” by John Carpenter, Bill Taylor and Dominik Hauser (from Dark Star)… Continue reading A little lightspeed music and reading for Space Week →
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      • Interview: graphic artist, comic creator & illustrator Laya Rose
        • 2 Oct 2021
        • Wellington City Libraries News Blog
        • This year the fabulous Laya (Rose) Mutton-Rogers aka Laya Rose won two Sir Julius Vogel Awards. One in the category Best Professional Artwork for the cover art for “No Man’s Land” by A.J. Fitzwater and the other for Best Fan Artwork for Blue and Red (This is How You Lose the Time War), as well… Continue reading Interview: graphic artist, comic creator & illustrator Laya Rose →
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      • Wind, wind energy and windy stories
        • 30 Sep 2021
        • Wellington City Libraries News Blog
        • What is Wellington famous for? I guess you know the answer. This blog has picked some useful, interesting and relevant books for the windy city residents. Enjoy! The wind city / Wigmore, Summer “Wellington. The wind city. New Zealand’s home of art and culture, but darker forces, forgotten forces, are starting to reappear. Aotearoa’s displaced… Continue reading Wind, wind energy and windy stories →
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      • Design and Living by E. A. Plischke
        • 29 Sep 2021
        • Wellington City Libraries News Blog
        • Now digitised on Wellington City Recollect, ‘Design and Living’ published in 1947 offers pertinent solutions to our current housing issues nearly 75 years later. Ernst Anton Plischke (1903 – 1992) was one of the most notable architects ever to work in New Zealand. Though he produced only a limited number of buildings while living here,… Continue reading Design and Living by E. A. Plischke →
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      • “Anger is an energy” – John Lydon: books inspired by punk
        • 28 Sep 2021
        • Wellington City Libraries News Blog
        • “Ever get the feeling you’ve been cheated?” ― John Lydon With John Lydon in court recently railing against the use of The Sex Pistols music in the upcoming Danny Boyle directed Disney series ‘Pistol’, based on Steve Cook’s memoir “Lonely Boy: Tales from a Sex Pistol”, we thought now might be a good time to… Continue reading “Anger is an energy” – John Lydon: books inspired by punk →
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      • Comics in Conversation with Literature: The Immortal Hulk – Part 3
        • 27 Sep 2021
        • Wellington City Libraries News Blog
        • The Immortal Hulk is the newest comic to feature Dr Bruce Banner and his green alter ego. Since the series’ debut in 2018, it’s become a massive hit with fans and critics. Written by Al Ewing and drawn by Joe Bennett, the series centres on a new revelation about the character: Bruce Banner can die… Continue reading Comics in Conversation with Literature: The Immortal Hulk – Part 3 →
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      • The 2021 Ngaio Marsh Awards Shortlist
        • 22 Sep 2021
        • Wellington City Libraries News Blog
        • “Above all things — read. Read the great stylists who cannot be copied rather than the successful writers who must not be copied.” ― Ngaio Marsh, Death on the Air and Other Stories The shortlist for this year’s Ngaio Marsh Awards has just been announced and what a powerful and diverse shortlist it is.  Included amongst its… Continue reading The 2021 Ngaio Marsh Awards Shortlist →
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      • Chinese Language Week in Chinese
        • 21 Sep 2021
        • Wellington City Libraries News Blog
        • 恭祝中秋快乐并共庆新西兰中文周!今年因为疫情的关系,活动转到线上。我们对汉语文化的热忱一直不变。从9月26日到10月2日,活动不断,网上见! Click here for English version 中文资源 您领取了免费的图书馆卡了吗? 请先填写注册表格;来馆时出示一次身份证名, 就可领取免费的惠灵顿图书馆卡,阅读上万本书籍杂志和电子读物。详情请点击这里。 学说中文 惠灵顿母子教您学说中文!让学说中文变的简单又有趣。 想要阅读更多中文书籍, 使用免费预留服务, 欢迎点击这里。   领英学习 (LinkedIn Learning) 领英学习(LinkedIn Learning) 由Lynda.
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      • Chinese Language Week 26 September – 2 October
        • 21 Sep 2021
        • Wellington City Libraries News Blog
        • We hope you had a good Mid-Autumn festival and this week we are looking forward to Chinese Language Week. Due to the alert levels, we are going to have the events online, so stay tuned in and enjoy! Click here for Chinese Version 点击这里查看中文版 Learn Chinese Learning Chinese phrases has been made easy and fun.… Continue reading Chinese Language Week 26 September – 2 October →
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      • The long shadow of Frank Herbert’s Dune
        • 20 Sep 2021
        • Wellington City Libraries News Blog
        • “Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense, But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.” – Frank Herbert, Dune. On its first publication in 1965, Dune was originally released as two separate serials in the legendary ‘Analog’ magazine. And even more strangely, the novel’s… Continue reading The long shadow of Frank Herbert’s Dune →
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