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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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Together We Read 2022

Between October 13-27 Together We Read invites everyone with a library card to borrow New Zealand author Nikki Crutchley's critically acclaimed novel To the Sea, as an e-book or audiobook,…

Posted on 28 October 2022

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NEW Hoopla Digital Collection

Hoopla is a multimedia platform with something for everyone. Check out this digital collection with your Tasman District Libraries membership. For the bookworms there are audiobooks, comics and e-Books.

Posted on 25 July 2022

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Matariki at Te Noninga Kumu: Motueka Library

The interest in Matariki this year has been amazing. Te Noninga Kumu: Motueka Library is proud to have contributed to these celebrations.

Posted on 07 July 2022

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Mid Winter Book Sale

Come along to the Mid Winter Book Sale at Richmond Library and fill your home library with books and magazines.

Posted on 06 July 2022

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No More Fines

From Friday 1 July 2022 Tasman District Libraries is going fines free.

Posted on 30 June 2022

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New free music, movies and comics

Your library card is about to give you access to a whole lot more in the way of free movies, TV series, music, comics, anime and manga.

Posted on 23 June 2022

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What's On In June

What's On In June at Richmond Library? You could be forgiven for thinking that as the weather packs in, we'd be slowing down at Richmond Library.

Posted on 14 June 2022

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1000 Books Before School

1000 Books Before School is a free programme with a vision to have everyone in the Tasman District reading aloud to their tamariki from birth.

Posted on 09 May 2022

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Digi Drop-in is back

Our popular Digi Drop-in is back in the library! So, if you are having a digital dilemma, screaming over software, or your devices are causing a drama, drop in to…

Posted on 02 May 2022

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New Library Love

It's not only the Motueka community that is loving the new Motueka Library - Te Noninga Kumu.

Posted on 02 May 2022

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Library programmes and services restart

As we pass the Omicron peak our libraries are starting to return to normal with less restrictions and less stress.

Posted on 21 April 2022

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Do Graphic Novels Count As ‘Real Reading’?

Over the past few years children’s graphic novels have been growing in popularity at a rapid pace.

Posted on 04 April 2022

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Talking Café comes to Richmond Library

Wellby Talking Cafés are a wonderful opportunity to make connections, meet new people and find out about your community.

Posted on 17 March 2022

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Open Air Library Visits

At this time of the year our libraries are normally buzzing with class visits and excited students.

Posted on 02 March 2022

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Three Languages Poetry

21 March is World Poetry Day! Let’s celebrate poetry, and the three official languages of New Zealand, with a fun poetry competition.

Posted on 28 February 2022

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Important Notice

Due to the ongoing spread of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 it’s possible that some of our services and opening hours may be disrupted as the outbreak impacts staffing or…

Posted on 25 February 2022

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We’re On The Move!

As you might already know, the Motueka Public Library on Pah St in Motueka is moving to its new building soon.

Posted on 17 February 2022

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Well done!

We would like to congratulate and say a big well done to all those children who completed this year’s Summer Reading Challenge.

Posted on 08 February 2022

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