Tuesday 16 February

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 and webinars, 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

Three people looking at a manuscript.

Some of my favourite things

Tuesday 16 February 2021, 12:10pm to 1pm

Taiwhanga Kauhau — Auditorium, National Library Wellington

John Sullivan is retiring after 45 years at the Alexander Turnbull Library. Come and hear him reflect on his years at the Turnbull and some of the collection items that are special to him.

Part of: Connecting to collections

Conservator talking to woman about a family treasure.

National Preservation Office Conservation Clinic


Tuesday 16 February 2021, 1pm to 2pm

Te Ahumairangi, National Library Wellington

Do you want to learn more about looking after your precious family taonga? Join Vicki-Anne Heikell MNZM from the Alexander Turnbull Library to learn more about the preservation of your treasured items-from physical books and papers to digital materials.

Māori woman walking in the foreground and other shots of her face in the background.


Tuesday 16 February 2021, 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Taiwhanga Kauhau — Auditorium, National Library Wellington

Come and watch Motoitoi a compelling documentary that unveils a local tale of cultural conflict, resilience and gradual resurrection; enabling viewers to discover the importance of whakapapa, whanaungataga, and kaitiakitanga in the age of Facebook, Tik Tok and Instagram.