News

31 May 2019

At Your Library - June 2019

There will be a new ‘pop-up library service’ in Stoke, while the assessment for internal damage is undertaken during the temporary closure of the Stoke Library. The pop-up service will operate from Greenmeadows (upstairs function room overlooking the Greenmeadows field), access from Main Road Stoke or the car park on Songer Street.

21 May 2019

Pop-up library service for Stoke

There will be a new ‘pop-up library service’ in Stoke, while the assessment for internal damage is undertaken during the temporary closure of the Stoke Library.

6 May 2019

NZ Sign Language Week

To celebrate NZ Sign Week a few of our librarians got together to read Kōrero Mai Animals - one of the first children's books to use all three of our national languages!

2 Apr 2019

New Zealand Music Month 2019

Wednesday, 1 May 12.30 – 1.00pm Aotearoa Maori music Cindy & friends Free
Wednesday, 8 May 12.30 – 1.00pm Paul Gilmour and friends swing jazz Free
Thursday, 9 May 12.30 – 1.00pm Off your rockers choir rock/pop favourites Free
Saturday 11, May 1.00pm – 1.30pm Eva & Cara violin students music by Vivaldi, Handel, Bartok, and Dvorak, accompanied by Eva's father, Adrian Secker Free
Saturday, 12 May  3 pm Levity Beet for the children bookings. $2 entry fee
Tuesday 14, May 12.30 – 1.00pm Nelson Guitar Orchestra classical guitar students of Nelson Free
Friday, 17 May 12.30 – 1.00pm Lissa Cowie, cellist Bach Suite no 1 in g major, Kabalevsky five short pieces (Song, March, Dance, Improvisation and Scherzo) and Truckin' Through the South and Broadway by Aaron Minsky. Free
Sunday, 26 May 2 - 2.30pm Rural Mail Rural Mail guarantees a delivery of some great New Zealand ballads, songs and poems played and sung by experienced singers and instrumentalists.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Library and part of the Live Music Series. Free

25 Mar 2019

Heritage Festival at the Library


16427 NCC Heritage Festival 2019 Collateral Jan19 Banners 210w 002 “Heritage Week” has been a distinctive and much-loved celebration on Nelson’s calendar for many years. Last year the event grew into a true festival of heritage activities with over 40 individual events, over three exciting weeks.