Children’s Choice – February 2010 Issue

February 4, 2010 at 1:03 pm | Posted in Blueskin Bay, Bookbus, Books, Children's, City Library, e-resource, Fiction, Library Publications, Library_News, Mosgiel, Music, New Zealand, Port Chalmers, Reviews, Suggestions, Waikouaiti | Leave a comment

The latest issue of Children’s Choice has been published and contains a good list of books for kids spanning fiction, non-fiction, picture books as well as news updates from staff working in the children’s area.

Head over to our library website to read the latest issue.

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Barking Mad Booksale – 19th-21st February 2010

December 21, 2009 at 9:11 am | Posted in Blueskin Bay, Book Sale, Bookbus, Books, Business, Children's, City Library, DVD, Events, Fiction, Free Event, Friends of the Library, Library_News, Mosgiel, New Zealand, Non-Fiction, Port Chalmers, Recent Updates, Suggestions, Talking Books, Waikouaiti, Website, Young Adult | Leave a comment

Bring a bag and fetch some bargains.

Choose from thousands of adult and children’s books at 50c, magazines 20c and a choice of CDs, DVDs and speciality books as priced – something for everyone guaranteed.

  • Friday 19 February 4.00pm – 8.00pm
  • Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 February 10.00am – 4.00pm
  • City Library Carpark

Summer Reading Programme 2009-2010

November 20, 2009 at 12:10 pm | Posted in Blueskin Bay, Bookbus, Books, Children's, Events, Fiction, Free Event, Library_News, Mosgiel, New Zealand, Non-Fiction, Port Chalmers, Recent Updates, Suggestions, Waikouaiti, Website, Young Adult | Leave a comment

We hope you have a great time over the summer holidays and are excited about striving to meet your reading challenge which begins on Friday 11 December 2009.

Remember – books are a great way to discover new stuff and use your imagination.

Export yourself to a new world through books and make your way to another dimension!

More details can be found on our library website.

New Catalogue Launched – October 29th 2009

October 30, 2009 at 8:03 am | Posted in Blueskin Bay, Bookbus, City Library, e-resource, Library_News, Mosgiel, Port Chalmers, Waikouaiti | 3 Comments

On Thursday October 29th Dunedin Public Libraries launched its new online catalogue.

Among the many features on offer are the ability to search library records, place a hold and build permanent lists of items of interest.

Discover our new look catalogue for yourself.

Kiwiana Colouring In Competition Winners Announced

October 19, 2009 at 1:02 pm | Posted in Blueskin Bay, Bookbus, Children's, City Library, Events, Free Event, Library_News, Mosgiel, New Zealand, NZ Book Month, Port Chalmers, Waikouaiti, Website | Leave a comment

We have had a fantastic response to the Kiwiana Colouring In Competition as part of New Zealand Book Month.

Thank you to everyone who took part!

The judges had a hard time choosing, but here are the Winners:

  • 2 – 4 years: Serenity Hook, Age 4 from Ocean View
  • 5 – 7 years: Zachary Scott, Age 6 from Vauxhall
  • 8 – 12 years: Lucy Matehaere, Age 9 from Pine Hill

Congratulations to all of you for your wonderful work.

Serenity wins a new colouring book and pencils. Zachary wins a Family Pass to Cadbury World and Lucy wins a Swim and Slide Pass to Moana Pool.

Bookbus off the road 27-30 October 2009

October 19, 2009 at 12:22 pm | Posted in Bookbus, Library_News | 1 Comment

Our Bookbus service will not operate from Tuesday 27 – Friday 30 October while we implement a new library catalogue system.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Catalogue upgrade planned 25-29 October 2009

October 19, 2009 at 11:52 am | Posted in Blueskin Bay, Bookbus, City Library, Library_News, Mosgiel, Port Chalmers, Waikouaiti, Website | Leave a comment

Dunedin Public Libraries is upgrading the catalogue and you will experience disruptions in service during 25 – 29 October.

  • You will be able to borrow and return items when you visit any Library, however the catalogue will not be available.
  • If you wish to place a hold on an item during this time please contact library staff who will be able to help you.
  • Electronic databases (e.g. Britannica Online, Oxford English Dictionary) will be accessible in the Library only.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused by this planned work and hope you will enjoy your new catalogue from the 29 October.

Library Mix – October 13 2009

October 15, 2009 at 10:31 am | Posted in Blueskin Bay, Bookbus, Books, Children's, City Library, DVD, Events, Fiction, Library Radio Show, Library_News, Mosgiel, Music, Non-Fiction, Port Chalmers, Recent Updates, Reviews, Suggestions, Waikouaiti, Website | Leave a comment

Here’s the latest episode of our radio show now available online.

You can download past episodes of the show from our library website.

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Library Mix – September 22nd 2009

September 28, 2009 at 12:14 pm | Posted in Blueskin Bay, Bookbus, City Library, e-resource, Library Radio Show, Library_News, Mosgiel, Music, New Zealand, Port Chalmers, Suggestions, Waikouaiti | Leave a comment

Here’s the latest episode of our radio show now available online.

You can download past episodes of the show from our library website.

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NB Issue 06: September 2009

September 7, 2009 at 10:19 am | Posted in Blueskin Bay, Bookbus, Books, City Library, Library Publications, Library_News, Mosgiel, Port Chalmers, Recent Updates, Suggestions, Waikouaiti, Website | Leave a comment

image - sept 2009 nb cover

The latest issue of Dunedin Public Libraries publication NB is now available at any branch of the DPL network and also online as a downloadable .pdf document.

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