Tuesday 12 October

Student and school librarian issuing a book, next to the words 'Welcome to the school library!'

Register: Learning and support for new school library staff

Tuesday 26 January 2021 to Friday 3 December 2021

Online

New to your school library? Register anytime during the year to join our online learning community. You'll attend regular Zoom meetings, build your skills, receive support from National Library experts, and connect with other library people.

Part of: Learning and support for new school library staff — 2021

Blue container holding pencils and craft material.

The toi box

Only if COVID Alert Level 1

Monday 4 October 2021 to Saturday 16 October 2021

Te Ahumairangi, National Library Wellington

From our reading nook to the craft tables, there will be plenty for you to play and create.

Part of: School holiday fun — October 2021

Coloured cotton and a needle.

Suffrage stitches: Embroidery

Only if COVID Alert Level 1

Tuesday 12 October 2021, 10:30am to 12pm

Te Ahumairangi, National Library Wellington

Like the suffragists from yonder, learn the basics of embroidery. Get thready to make on point embroidery designs!

Part of: School holiday fun — October 2021

Two teachers enjoying a Roald Dahl book during a learning event.

Using National Library's changed school lending service — Auckland

Postponed

Tuesday 12 October 2021, 12:30pm to 2pm

Seminar Room, National Library Auckland

School loan coordinators — come find out about changes to National Library's school lending service that'll make it easier for kura and schools to borrow books from us. Learn how to be a great loan coordinator for your school.

Part of: Changes to National Library's school lending service

Map of the South Pacific showing NZ in the centre.

New Zealand cartographic heritage: the land, the people, the stories

Tuesday 12 October 2021, 1pm to 2pm

Online — RSVP

This online visual tour of New Zealand government maps, with Cartographic Curator Igor Drecki, will provide you with the opportunity to discover them in a new light and appreciate the creative beauty of cartography

Part of: Turnbull up close

Words He ringatoi o ngā tūpuna, Isaac Coates and his Māori portraits. Two watercolour imagea of a Māori man and woman.

Isaac Coates and his Māori portraits

Cancelled

Tuesday 12 October 2021, 5:30pm to 7pm

Taiwhanga Kauhau — Auditorium, National Library Wellington

A look at the Mitchells’ newly-published book He Ringatoi o Nga Tupuna: Isaac Coates and His Maori Portraits.

Part of: Authors' talk