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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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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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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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New Zealand online resources

Your library card now gives you access to a wider range of New Zealand online resources.

Posted on 10 July 2023

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Motueka in May

Celebrating NZ Music Month and NZ Techweek During May Motueka Library is showcasing some of the local musical talent featuring students from Motueka High School.

Posted on 11 May 2023

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First Anniversary Motueka Library: Te Noninga Kumu

We are celebrating the Motueka Library’s 1 year anniversary in the new building. Throughout March we are offering a variety of events to mark this occasion.

Posted on 08 March 2023

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ATLAS Book groups for Teens and Tweens

As students get older and academic pressure increases, we often hear that reading for pleasure goes by the wayside.

Posted on 27 February 2023

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Teen poetry contest winner

This summer Tasman District Libraries held a poetry contest for teens, encouraging pieces that were inspired by the theme “Audaces Fortuna Juvat – Fortune Favours The Bold” We were treated to…

Posted on 20 February 2023

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This summer the children’s library team tried something new! Storywalks.   Storywalks was an initiative that started in America.

Posted on 16 February 2023

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Happy New Year

We are now two weeks into the New Year and what an interesting year last year was.

Posted on 16 January 2023

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Holiday Opening Hours

Richmond, Motueka and Tākaka libraries will be closed from Saturday 24 December to Tuesday 27 December and from Sunday 1 January to Tuesday 3 January.

Posted on 24 December 2022

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Abel Tasman National Park Oral Histories now online

During 2022, Library Marketing and Events Co-ordinator Pania Walton interviewed a cross section of people with a close association with the Abel Tasman National Park.

Posted on 06 December 2022

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Veggie Garden

Recently I have taken up vegetable gardening as a hobby. My grandad would always say, "Start planting your vegetables Labour Weekend.

Posted on 15 November 2022

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Literary Moments

Hosting authors and writing workshops inspire literary moments for us at Motueka Library Te Noninga Kumu.

Posted on 15 November 2022

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Phone: 03 543 8500

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Phone: 03 528 1047

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Phone: 03 523 1013

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