Wednesday 21 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

Adult helping child with weaving.

E oho! school holiday activity: Raranga (weaving)

Wednesday 21 July 2021, 10am to 11:30am

Te Ahumairangi, National Library Wellington

Bring the whānau and learn to weave at the National Library. In collaboration with the E Oho! event series, learn about the practice of raranga (weaving) and give it a go yourself!

Part of: School holiday fun — July 2021

Māori man in suit and tie.

E oho! Ngāti Toa Rangatira: People of the stars — whetu ki te rangi ka uhia ngā kapua kia ngaro ngā whetu e kore e ngaro

Wednesday 21 July 2021, 12:10pm to 1pm

Taiwhanga Kauhau — Auditorium, National Library Wellington

Ngāti Toa tribal historian Te Waari Carkeek shares about the past, present and future of Ngāti Toa Rangatira.

Part of: E Oho! Waitangi 2021

Man talking at a lectern, screen in background has words ATL100 Alexander Turnbull Library on it.

Kua mua, ka muri: Using our digital experiences to look back and move forward at the Alexander Turnbull Library

Wednesday 21 July 2021, 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Taiwhanga Kauhau — Auditorium, National Library Wellington

In 2020 the Alexander Turnbull Library celebrated its centenary. 100 years of building, protecting and providing research services. Mark Crookston will talk about how we used the centenary to look back on our digital experiences thus far and look forward to what we aspire to be as a research library.

Part of: Friends of the Turnbull Public Programme — 2021