Wednesday 6 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


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

A group of seven men and women on a log bridge.

Mīharo Wonder exhibition

Friday 26 February 2021 to Saturday 9 October 2021

National Library Gallery, National Library Wellington

What does the word ‘wonder’ — or ‘mīharo’ — mean to you? It could be something that evokes awe, fascination or curiosity; to make you think, speculate, meditate upon.

The ATL100 exhibition Mīharo Wonder will inspire you to do all of these.

Part of: Mīharo Wonder: 100 Years of the Alexander Turnbull Library 

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

Māori woman standing in front of open door, words Mahinaarangi are above the door.

What happens when Raukura o te Kohanga Reo and Kura Kaupapa Māori go to mainstream universities?


Wednesday 6 October 2021, 12:10pm to 1:30pm

Taiwhanga Kauhau — Auditorium, National Library Wellington

Manatū Taonga, Ministry for Culture and Heritage and National Library present Kōrero kei roto i te reo Māori (this talk will be in te reo Māori without translation). Te kaupapa o te kōrero — the purpose of the talk is to discuss the experience of students who attended Kohanga Reo and Kura Kaupapa and then attend mainstream universities.

Part of: Mahuru Māori