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New titles - November 2018 New titles - November 2018

Our monthly list of the new audio and video, eAudiobooks, eBooks, fiction, large print, non-fiction, and stuff for kids and teens.
Our monthly list of the new audio and video, eAudiobooks, eBooks, fiction, large print, non-fiction, and stuff for kids and teens.

Join the library online Join the library online

Join online & start using library eResources straight away! Read newspapers & eBooks, browse mags, listen to eAudiobooks, & do research.
Join online & start using library eResources straight away! Read newspapers & eBooks, browse mags, listen to eAudiobooks, & do research.

Help the Bookbots at Tūranga Help the Bookbots at Tūranga

Scan the Bookbot targets on each floor of Tūranga to interact with the Bookbots and help get the knowledge you need to fix their ship!
Scan the Bookbot targets on each floor of Tūranga to interact with the Bookbots and help get the knowledge you need to fix their ship!

A Fashionable Day at the Races A Fashionable Day at the Races

Titfers, trilbies, fascinators ... Get Hatted for Cup Day! The library has lovely books, magazines, & eMagazines starring HATS.
Titfers, trilbies, fascinators ... Get Hatted for Cup Day! The library has lovely books, magazines, & eMagazines starring HATS.

CWA Dagger Awards CWA Dagger Awards

Like British crime fiction? Then you'll want to check out the winners of this year's Crime Writers Association Dagger Awards.
Like British crime fiction? Then you'll want to check out the winners of this year's Crime Writers Association Dagger Awards.

Stuff we love - November 2018 Stuff we love - November 2018

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Our team share the stuff they are loving this month. A Staff Pickles list.o
Our team share the stuff they are loving this month. A Staff Pickles list.o

Kaveh Akbar - Poet Kaveh Akbar - Poet

Fee reports back on a WORD event by internationally acclaimed Iranian-American poet Kaveh Akbar & local poet Erik Kennedy.
Fee reports back on a WORD event by internationally acclaimed Iranian-American poet Kaveh Akbar & local poet Erik Kennedy.

Te Hāpua Reads: November 2018 Te Hāpua Reads: November 2018

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A round-up of the books, movies, podcasts and more that Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre staff have enjoyed this month.
A round-up of the books, movies, podcasts and more that Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre staff have enjoyed this month.

Horror fiction genre guide Horror fiction genre guide

Recommended reading lists for a range of horror fiction sub-genres, horror authors to try, and other horrific resources.
Recommended reading lists for a range of horror fiction sub-genres, horror authors to try, and other horrific resources.

Discovery Wall Discovery Wall

Tūranga is the home of NZ’s largest digital touchwall. Find out more, and how you can contribute to this unique heritage resource.
Tūranga is the home of NZ’s largest digital touchwall. Find out more, and how you can contribute to this unique heritage resource.

Thrilling Halloween Reads 2018 Thrilling Halloween Reads 2018

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fionaccl's favourite horror and fantasy reads for 2018
fionaccl's favourite horror and fantasy reads for 2018

Your Halloween Soundtrack Your Halloween Soundtrack

It's that time of year again for us to celebrate all things dark, sinister, and macabre, and what a lot of options you have from us here...
It's that time of year again for us to celebrate all things dark, sinister, and macabre, and what a lot of options you have from us here...

Murderbots, spaceships and other planets Murderbots, spaceships and other planets

By Alina
It's been a good year for sci-fi, with some great series wrapping up. Alina shares what she's enjoyed and what's next on her "to read" list.
It's been a good year for sci-fi, with some great series wrapping up. Alina shares what she's enjoyed and what's next on her "to read" list.

Stuff we love - October Stuff we love - October

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Librarians share the stuff they are loving this month.
Librarians share the stuff they are loving this month.

The 'Major Dudes' of Steely Dan The 'Major Dudes' of Steely Dan

Simon H reads a new book about the band Steely Dan and reflects on their musical legacy.
Simon H reads a new book about the band Steely Dan and reflects on their musical legacy.

Sci-fi Horror Sci-fi Horror

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What could be more terrifying than the unknown threat of a dominant species from the depths of space? It all looks bad for us puny humans.
What could be more terrifying than the unknown threat of a dominant species from the depths of space? It all looks bad for us puny humans.
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