Tuesday 30 November

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

Painting of a man looking at a book. He is wearing a hat with a leaf on it.

Imagining Dante exhibition

Monday 1 November 2021 to Friday 28 January 2022

Turnbull Gallery, National Library Wellington

‘Imagining Dante’ showcases some of the illustrated editions of the Divine Comedy held by the Alexander Turnbull Library from the sixteenth to twentieth centuries.

Blue starfish on bleached coral.

Trouble in Paradise exhibition

Thursday 4 November 2021 to Saturday 30 April 2022

National Library Gallery, National Library Wellington

A photographic exhibition documenting the effects of the climate crisis in the Pacific, artworks by Sheyne Tuffery, and a selection of historical rare books from the collections of the Alexander Turnbull Library.

Black and white photo of a boy looking a skeleton in a glass exhibition case.

Strange but True: Max Oettli and Peter Peryer

Monday 22 November 2021 to Friday 18 February 2022

Lower ground foyer, National Library Wellington

If you are visiting the Library be sure to check out this small display of photos by Max Oettli and Peter Peryer.

A group of people wearing grass skirts and sarongs dancing on a beach.

Digital Pasifik live — Solomon Islands National Museum


Tuesday 30 November 2021, 6pm to 7pm

Online — Zoom

Join on an online tour of the Solomon Islands National Museum with the Deputy Director Lawrence Kiko, who will be showing a selection of items from the Museum.