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Changes to the Richmond Library layout

We’ve almost finished the RFID technology upgrades and changes to our library computer system. Tomorrow (Wednesday 15 May 2024) our Richmond, Motueka and Tākaka Libraries are closed.

Posted on 14 May 2024

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Stitch Bloom Embroidery Group at Motueka Library

Participate in the Fleur Woods Stitch Bloom Project! Help stitch together a large-scale artwork consisting of stitched blooms that women around New Zealand and the world have created.

Posted on 30 April 2024

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Disruption to Library Services in May

During May there are two major upgrades and changes happening at Tasman District Libraries.

Posted on 22 April 2024

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Our libraries are buzzing with activity. Join us in celebrating the captivating tales and history of Nelson and Tasman at a Tuku24 event.

Posted on 02 April 2024

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Unity Week

Unity Week NZ UNITY (unityweek. co. nz) 15 - 21 March.

Posted on 18 March 2024

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Summer Reading Adventure

The Summer Reading Adventure began on the 18th December. Children were able to pop into any Tasman District Library to collect their Summer Reading Adventure Packs.

Posted on 11 March 2024

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Camel Library in Pakistan

There are all sorts of libraries around the world, and not all of them are in library buildings like we are used to in New Zealand.

Posted on 06 March 2024

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Ockham Book Awards long list announced

The longlist for the 2024 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards has been announced.

Posted on 05 February 2024

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Express your creative self with Altered Book Art

Motueka Library is holding an Altered Book Art competition during January.   Join in the fun and unleash your imaginative side.

Posted on 22 January 2024

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Magazines on Libby

Have you discovered the extensive range of magazine titles available via Libby / OverDrive? There are over 5,000 titles, including most of our really popular magazines.

Posted on 11 January 2024

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Season's greetings from your local library!

As the year draws to a close, we reflect on another incredible year we have shared with our community.

Posted on 20 December 2023

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Richmond Writing Group Annual Published

The Richmond Writing Group, which meets every third Tuesday of the month at Richmond Library, has recently published its third Annual.

Posted on 01 December 2023

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Summer Reading Adventure

It’s one big adventure at the library these school holidays.   Tasman District Libraries is launching its summer programme – the Summer Reading Adventure.

Posted on 27 November 2023

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Cultural emphasis at Motueka Library Te Noninga Kumu

It is delightful to be hosting various Cultural events at Motueka Library Te Noninga Kumu. Migration Stories.

Posted on 13 November 2023

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Kanopy PLUS Packs v2
More movies each month with Kanopy's new ticket system

From 1 November Kanopy is changing from the current 5 play credits (or 5 views per month), to a new ticket system.

Posted on 23 October 2023

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October is Wellness Month at Motueka Library Te Noninga Kumu.

We are offering a gentle mix of activities to promote wellness in the community. Our activities focus on self-care, being creative and having some recreational time.

Posted on 06 October 2023

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Magazines on OverDrive Libby

There are over 4,000 magazine titles available free to you via OverDrive / Libby.    Checking these out does NOT count towards your Libby borrowing limits.

Posted on 29 September 2023

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LOTE4kids and Kanopy kids

LOTE4kids is a lot of fun and maybe not just for the kids! - Watch, listen, read and learn with storybooks in 50 different languages including Te Reo Māori, NZSL…

Posted on 11 September 2023

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HTLAA Leo Bensemann Aug 2023
How To Look At Art - Leo Bensemann

Last Thursday evening, 24 August 2023, Kyla McKenzie, curator, and Julie Catchpole, director of The Suter Art Gallery Te Aratoi o Whakatū facilitated a How To Look At Art session…

Posted on 28 August 2023

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Tākaka Wordfest

August is Wordfest month at Tākaka Library.

Posted on 24 July 2023

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Phone: 03 543 8500

Motueka Public Library Te Noninga Kumu
32 Wallace Street, Motueka
Phone: 03 528 1047

Murchison Public Library
92 Fairfax Street, Murchison
Phone: 03 523 1013

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3 Junction Street, Takaka
Phone: 03 525 0059

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