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Aotearoa at the Library

Tuesday 21st-Sunday 26th May 2019

Aotearoa at the Library is back and bigger then ever! Join us for a week of national events as we read, write and talk all things books.

The week of events will be kicking off on Tuesday 21 May with a Shared Reading session. This is followed by Book Night – a popular New Zealand-wide reading extravaganza. Come anytime from 5pm, with an official start at 5.30pm.
On Wednesday 22 May at 1pm we will again be taking part in a special children’s event – the Trans-Tasman National Simultaneous Storytime.
Young adult crime writers Tina Shaw, Helen Vivienne Fletcher and Jennifer Lane will be in conversation with Rachael Craw on Thursday for Mystery in the Library.
Young adult author Tina Shaw is running a creative writing workshop for teens, Grit and Fairy Dust. We finish the week with New Zealand author and journalist Naomi Arnold in conversation with Liz Prize on Sunday. All of these events are taking place at Elma Turner Library.

Tuesday 21 May: 12pm - Shared Reading
Tuesday 21 May: 5pm - Book Night
Wednesday 22 May: 1pm - Simultaneous Storytime
Thursday 23 May: 6pm - Mystery in the Library
Friday 24 May: 3:30pm - YA Writing Workshop
Sunday 26 May: 2pm - Naomi Arnold



May 21–24, 26


Nelson & suburbs


Elma Turner Library
27 Halifax Street, Nelson

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