News

4 Jun 2015

Matariki celebrations

Matariki celebrates the Maori New Year - the first new moon following the rising of Matariki (or Pleiades). Nelson Public Libraries is celebrating with ongoing displays, and the following events at Elma Turner Library:

2 Jun 2015

Talking about Swimming in the Dark

Come along to the Elma Turner Library 6.15pm Thursday June 18 to hear Page & Blackmore’s Stella Chrysostomou chat to Paddy about her latest and highly acclaimed novel Swimming in the Dark.

1 May 2015

At Your Library - May 2015

Thanks to everyone who took the time to complete our recent survey on our Libraries’ service delivery. We received a very pleasing 714 completed surveys, and collation of the responses is currently happening. We’ll be using your responses to influence our future planning.

25 Mar 2015

At your library - April

In early March, we celebrated 25 years in the Elma Turner Library building. It was a huge leap from the small, cramped and old Hardy Street building to the spacious Halifax Street building where the small book collection looked very thin on the new shelves.

16 Mar 2015

Rabbit Readers' Evening

We are going to have our first Readers' Evening for 2015 on Thursday 26 March, 6.15pm at the Elma Turner Library. And In honour of Easter approaching our theme is Rabbits!