Tuesday 20 July

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

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

Mīharo Wonder exhibition

Friday 26 February 2021 to Saturday 2 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 

Women using long poi.

Pūkana: Te Karu o te Ika - Moments in Māori performance

Saturday 22 May 2021 to Sunday 22 August 2021

Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History, Masterton

If you missed the Pūkana exhibition the first time or want to have another look, now you have a chance to see it at Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History.

Part of: Pūkana

Figurine wearing figure hugging orange dress with koru patterns and a large feather ruffle.

Hato Marie — Te Auaha

Tuesday 6 July 2021 to Friday 23 July 2021

Te Ahumairangi, National Library Wellington

Wearable art celebrating Matariki and inspired by the He Tohu and Mīharo Wonder exhibitions.

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

Blue container holding pencils and craft material.

The toi box

Monday 12 July 2021 to Friday 23 July 2021

Te Ahumairangi, National Library Wellington

Looking for fun craft activities to keep you busy over the school holidays? From our reading nook to the craft tables, we’ll have a range of activities for you to create and explore.

Part of: School holiday fun — July 2021

Tongan woman at lectern speaking. Behind here is a screen with words "Tupu'anga (mo e Teu Tangata).

Pasifika Family History collections at Alexander Turnbull Library

Tuesday 20 July 2021, 12:10pm to 1pm

Programme Rooms, National Library Wellington

A glimpse into the reconstructed Pasifika Family History Guide.

Part of: Connecting to collections

Conservator talking to woman about a family treasure.

National Preservation Office Conservation Clinic

Tuesday 20 July 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.

Book cover words Rebecca Macfie, Helen Kelly her life and a picture of a woman looking at the viewer.

Labour History Project Annual General Meeting

Tuesday 20 July 2021, 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Taiwhanga Kauhau — Auditorium, National Library Wellington

At the Labour History Project AGM, the shortlist for and winner of the Bert Roth Labour History Award will be announced, followed by Rebecca Macfie speaking on her recently published biography Helen Kelly: Her Life.