News and Events

11 Aug 2022

Festival of Adult Learning

You’re never too old to learn a new skill, brush up on a hobby, or challenge the brain. This September we are offering a range of activities to celebrate adult learning of all kinds. 

9 Aug 2022

National Poetry Day - 26 August

National Poetry Day is Friday 26 August and this year Nightingale Library Memorial will be our poetry hub! Come along to enjoy the Open Mic session with Roger Lusby, and book in to take part in a free poetry-writing workshop with Cliff Fell.

3 Aug 2022

The Community Read

Join us this month for a Community Read.
The Good Wife of Bath is an unlimited BorrowBox title throughout August, meaning you can download the eBook directly to your device without any holds queues or waiting time. 

15 Jun 2022

Library Kiosk Collection Point in the City Centre

A Library Kiosk collection point is now open for items on hold and our Click & Collect service. This is operating out of the Nelson City Council Customer Service Centre on the ground floor of Civic House, 110 Trafalgar Street, Nelson.

9 Jun 2022

Elma Turner Library temporarily closed

Nelson City Council has decided to temporarily close Elma Turner Library from today (Thursday 9 June) after an inspection of the ceiling tiles undertaken last week discovered some tiles are much heavier than expected, weighing between 8kg and 11kg.

24 May 2022

Learn to make videos on your phone

Thanks to Jess Shirley, NMIT Tutor for Arts & Design, you can make a fantastic video just from using your phone! Join Jess for this free workshop on DIY home videographer tips and tricks for the hobbyist filmmaker, small business content creator, or amateur YouTube streamer.