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14 Feb 2019

The Prow is 10 years old!

More than 658,000 people have visited the top of the South history website 'The Prow' ( since it was launched ten years ago in February 2009.  The initiative was the brainchild of a group of librarians from the Nelson Public, Tasman and Marlborough District Libraries in response to frequent requests they received from library users asking for references and resources on local history.

31 Jan 2019

At Your Library - February 2019

The library is busy planning the major events and programmes in our calendar for 2019. These include Nelson Heritage Festival which takes place in April – the library is preparing a number of events for this. Details will be released this month.

10 Jan 2019

What to Read and How to Read More Often

It's a new year and there are some very exciting books set for release this year. Are you wanting to read more? Or find your next great read? Below are some suggestions for fitting more reading into your day, keeping track of what you've read and finding plenty of books to clutter up your bedside table. 

10 Dec 2018

It's a Cat-astrophe!

Join Bastet the Cat Goddess in her adventures, to help stop the evil serpent Apep from plunging Egypt into darkness. Follow her adventures and challenges by reading 20 mins a day over summer holidays. Join the Summer Reading Challenge at Nelson, Stoke or Tahuna Libraries and collect prizes every 10 days of reading!